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

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