Anatomy of Tongue, Lips, Cheek and Palate
Anatomy of the Tongue, Lips, Cheek and Palate
Fleshy muscular organ in the mouth used for tasting, licking, swallowing, articulating and thermoregulation; use
for tongue resection
Fleshy parts that form the upper and lower edges of the opening of the mouth/side of the face below the eye; use
for lip/cheek resection
The part of the palate supported by bone.
The midline of the hard palate is not a symphysis but is formed by the interincisive suture, the median palatine suture of the palatine processes of the maxillary bones, and the median suture of the palatine bones.
References: Anonymous. Nomina anatomica veterinaria. 4th ed. Zurich and Ithaca: World Association of Veterinary Anatomists, 1994. Evans HE. Miller’s anatomy of the dog. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co, 1993.
Transverse ridges of mucosa on the hard palate
Elevation of mucosa at the rostral end of the median line of junction of the halves of the palate, concealing the orifices of the incisive ducts
The caudal part of the palate that is not supported by bone