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The oral cavity is divided into a number of subsites both anatomically and for the purposes of staging using the TNM staging system (see oral cavity SCC staging).
- only anterior two thirds of the tongue are included
- the posterior third is part of the oropharynx
- floor of mouth
- upper alveolar ridge
- lower alveolar ridge
- buccal mucosa
- retromolar trigone
- upper lip
- lower lip
- hard palate
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|Subsites of the oral cavity
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