Items tagged “oral cavity”
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The mandible is the single midline bone of the lower jaw. It consists of a curved, horizontal portion, the body, and two perpendicular portions, the rami, which unite with the ends of the body nearly at right angles (angle of the jaw). It articulates with both temporal bones at the mandibular fo...
Squamous cell carcinoma (oral cavity)
Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity is the most common (by far) of the malignant lesions affecting this region. As they share epidemiology, pathology and general principles with other squamous cell carcinomas of the upper aerodigestive tract, those topics are covered there. Below are a ...
Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity
Published 18 Jun 2011
Published 21 Jun 2011
The hard palate is the anterior horizontal bony part of the palate that forms the roof of the oral cavity and floor of the nasal cavity. It is formed by the palatine processes of the maxillae and the horizontal plates of the palatine bones. On its inferior oral surface it is lined by oral mucosa...