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the inferior-alveolar nerve, artery, and vein run through which foramen
a nerve disorder that causes a stabbing or electric-shock-like pain in parts of the face, esp the maxillary and mandibular area.
innervation of superior oblique muscle
artery that supplies the mandible, gums, teeth and floor of mouth
chorda tympani emerges from which fissure?
the supra orbital nerve passes through what?
This branch of facial nerve carries special sensory taste fibers from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue and preganglionic parasympathetic fibers to the submandibular ganglion.
the external nasal and infratrochlear nerves arise from what branch of the opthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve?
branch of the facial artery that perfuses upper lip
the oculomotor nerve passes through what fissure?
branch of trigeminal that supplies sensory to the eye
origin of temporalis
cutaneous or sensory innervation to the face is provided by which nerve
branch of the facial artery that perfuses lower lip
which artery passes through the pterygopalatine fossa?
insertion of temporalis
nerve that passes between the superior oblique muscle and the medial rectus muscle
infra orbital, zygomaticotemporal, and zygomaticofacial nerves are branches of what nerve?
the glossopharyngeal nerve passes through which foramen?
only cranial nerve that does not exit the skull
primary venous drainage of the face
ophthalmic artery arises from what artery?
muscle active in smiling, also keeps the cheek taut, preventing folding of the cheek during chewing
supplies blood to the buccinator and the cheek
preganlionic fibers destined for the parotid gland synapse where?
innervation of lateral rectus
which part of the orbicularis oculi gently closes the eyelid
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the supraorbital and supratrochlear nerves arise from what branch of the opthalmic division of the trigeminal nerve?
where does the greater petrosal nerve run?
lacrimal, supra-orbital, supra trochlear, infra trochlear, and external nasal nerves are branches of what nerve?
the parotid duct opens into ?
this muscle closes eyelids and assists the flow of lacrimal fluid
facial vein drains directly into which vein?
what artery runs through the optic canal?
the infra orbital nerve passes through what?
innervation of orbicularis oris
supplies blood to the dura mater and cranial bones.
cranial nerve IV
terminal branch of facial artery that passes to the medial angle of the eye
what artery accompanies the auriculotemporal nerve?
insertion of masseter
the sphincter of the mouth and is the 1st of the series of sphincters associated with the GI tract
parasympathetics from which nerve supply motor fibers to the parotid?
the transverse facial artery arises from what artery?
the large sensory ganglion of CN V
sensory nerve of the face and the motor nerve of mastication
innervation of the superior rectus
the meningeal branch of the mandibular nerve V3 passes through what?
the trochelear nerve passes through what fissure?
this nerve runs through the mandibular foramen
middle meningeal arrtery and vein pass through what?
which artery passes through the pterygomaxillary fissue?
what nerve travels in the stylomastoid foramen?
the mental nerve passes through what foramen?
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the buccal branch of the mandibular nerve (CN V3) and accompanying buccal artery usually pass between the two heads of which muscle?
which part of the orbicularis oculi passes posterior to the lacrimal sac
the vagus nerve passes through which foramen?
systemic diesease caused by the spread of micro-organism and their toxins via circulating blood
motor innervation to the face is provided by which nerve
innervation of the levator palpebrae superioris
parasympathetics from CN IX synapse at the ____ ganglion before hitch hiking on the auriculotemporal nerve.
It innervates the skin of the lateral nose, lower eyelid, upper lip and zygomatic region.
portion of the facial artery that perfuses skin on ala and dorsum of nose
only branch of the facial nerve to cross the angle of the mandible
which part of the orbicularis oculi tightly closes the eyelid
motor innervation to the muscles of mastication
auriculotemporal, buccal, and mental nerves are branches of what nerves?
the masseter, temporal, and the medial and lateral pterygoids are known as the
the lateral pterygoid muscle attaches to what portion of the TMJ?
a paralysis of the facial muscles due to a lesion of the facial nerve
the 2 roots of the auriculotemporal nerve wrap around which artery?
major arterial supply to the face
which artery passes through the carotid canal?
branch of the maxillary artery supplies the temporalis
the spinal accessory nerve passes through which foramen?
branch of trigeminal that supplies sensory to the maxilla
this nerve provides sensory innervation to the skin of the cheek and the mucosal lining the cheek.
the lingual nerve and inferior alveolar nerve pass between which two muscles?
origin of masseter
a branch of the facial nerve that provides secretomotor innervation to the submandibular and sublingual glands.

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