*  Human mouth
The oral mucosa is the mucous membrane epithelium lining the inside of the mouth. In addition to its primary role as the ... The mouth also helps in chewing and biting food. A male mouth can hold, on average, 71.2 ml, while a female mouth holds 55.4 ml ... A down-turned mouth means a mouth line forming a down-turned parabola, and when permanent can be normal. Also, a down-turned ... The mouth consists of two regions, the vestibule and the oral cavity proper. The mouth, normally moist, is lined with a mucous ...
*  Oral mucosa
Buccal mucosa refers to the inside lining of the cheeks and floor of the mouth and is part of the lining mucosa. Labial mucosa ... The oral mucosa is the mucous membrane lining the inside of the mouth and consists of stratified squamous epithelium termed ... Changes indicative of disease are seen as alterations in the oral mucosa lining the mouth, which can reveal systemic conditions ... Alveolar mucosa refers to the lining between the buccal and labial mucosae. It is a brighter red, smooth and shiny with many ...
*  Tongue
The upper surface of the tongue is covered in masticatory mucosa a type of oral mucosa which is of keratinized stratified ... The tongue is part of the erogenous zone of the mouth and can be employed in intimate contact as in the French kiss. A ... The oral mucosa is very thin underneath the tongue, and is underlain by a plexus of veins. The sublingual route takes advantage ... the tongue is also responsible for the shaping of the bolus as food passes from the mouth to the rest of the alimentary canal " ...
*  Edentulism
When there are no teeth present in the mouth, the natural vertical dimension of occlusion is lost and the mouth has a tendency ... and oral mucosa are not static objects; they are dynamic (changing over time). Processes such as bone remodeling (loss and gain ... With the loss of teeth, there is a decrease in this vertical dimension, as the mouth is allowed to overclose when there are no ... and otherwise chew food When an individual's mouth is at rest, the teeth in the opposing jaws are nearly touching; there is ...
*  Micrococcus luteus
The bacterium also colonizes the human mouth, mucosae, oropharynx and upper respiratory tract. It was discovered by Sir ...
*  Bart syndrome
... lesions of the mouth mucosa, and dystrophic nails. The disease is inherited by autosomal dominant transmission with complete ...
*  List of MeSH codes (A14)
... mouth floor MeSH A14.549.512 --- mouth mucosa MeSH A14.549.617 --- palate MeSH A14.549.617.623 --- palatal muscles MeSH A14.549 ...
*  List of MeSH codes (A10)
... mouth mucosa MeSH A10.615.550.760 --- respiratory mucosa MeSH A10.615.550.760.520 --- laryngeal mucosa MeSH A10.615.550.760. ... gastric mucosa MeSH A10.615.550.291.150 --- chief cells, gastric MeSH A10.615.550.291.162 --- enterochromaffin cells MeSH ... intestinal mucosa MeSH A10.615.550.444.290 --- enterocytes MeSH A10.615.550.444.321 --- goblet cells MeSH A10.615.550.444.700 ... olfactory mucosa MeSH A10.615.550.760.600.640.640 --- olfactory receptor neurons MeSH A10.615.789 --- serous membrane MeSH ...
*  Tyrannobdella
... rex favours the mucosae of mouth, nose and throat in humans. Other leeches that also settle in mucosae have been ... The finding of Tyrannobdella rex and genetic comparisons of its genome to other leeches that infest the mucosae of mammals has ... mucosae) of its host and feed on their blood. In contrast to other leeches, T. rex does not drop off its host after feeding but ...
*  Zygoma reduction plasty
The incision is on the mucosa of the mouth. After exposing, part of the zygomatic bone is trimmed away, or the front part of ...
*  Amphibious fish
Mudskippers breathe through their skin and through the lining of the mouth (the mucosa) and throat (the pharynx). This requires ...
*  Diphtheritic stomatitis
... tongue and buccal mucosa Mouth can often not be closed due to lesions, in serious cases tongue exposed Isolation of ... Its symptoms are similar to human diphtheria and is characterized by infecteous lesions in the mouth area that impede ... penguin chicks Heavy breathing and signs of weakness Yellow caesous exudate within the beak and at the commissures of the mouth ...
*  Melanocytic nevus
... junctional nevus of the mucosa of the mouth or genital areas. In the mouth, they are found most frequently on the hard palate. ... For instance, if a mole is present around the mouth, a corresponding mole should be found in the pubic region. Mole map James, ...
*  Dentures
This is because the bone and mucosa of the mouth are living tissues, which are dynamic over decades. Bone remodeling never ... Mucosa reacts to being chronically rubbed by the dentures. Poorly fitting dentures hasten both of those processes compared to ... Dentures should not be worn continuously, but rather left out of the mouth during sleep. This is to give the tissues a chance ... This arrangement of teeth is tested in the mouth so that adjustments can be made to the occlusion. After the occlusion has been ...
*  Gongylonema pulchrum
It is this movement through the mucosa of the mouth and lips that causes patients to complain of symptoms. Gongylonema pulchrum ... in her cheek mucosa. Six months earlier, she had noted an irregular patch of mucosa on her cheek, but thought nothing of it. ... The buccal mucosa, which is the ideal environment for the parasite, is the mucous membrane of the inside of the cheek. It is ... The most common symptom is the complaint of sensation of a worm moving around the mouth, near the lips, and in the soft palate ...
*  Spilanthol
... permeates the human skin and the inside lining of the cheeks in the mouth (buccal mucosa), resulting in local as ...
*  Index of anatomy articles
... morula mossy fiber ending motor aphasia motor cortex motor endplate motor neuron motor unit mouth mucoperiosteum mucosa mucous ... olecranon process olfaction olfactory association cortex olfactory bulb olfactory cortex olfactory epithelium olfactory mucosa ...
*  Human digestive system
Within the oral mucosa (a mucous membrane) lining the mouth and also on the tongue and palates and mouth floor, are the minor ... The palate is hard at the front of the mouth since the overlying mucosa is covering a plate of bone; it is softer and more ... The mucous membrane in the mouth continues as the thin mucosa which lines the bases of the teeth. The main component of mucus ... It covers the cheeks, inner surfaces of the lips, and floor of the mouth. The roof of the mouth is termed the palate and it ...
*  Langerhans cell
They also occur in the papillary dermis, particularly around blood vessels, as well as in the mucosa of the mouth, foreskin, ... Langerhans cells have been observed in foreskin, vaginal, and oral mucosa of humans; the lower concentrations in oral mucosa ... Langerhans cells are dendritic cells (antigen-presenting immune cells) of the skin and mucosa, and contain organelles called ... suggest that it is not a likely source of HIV infection relative to foreskin and vaginal mucosa. On March 4, 2007 the online ...
*  Leukoplakia
... alveolar mucosa, and the lower labial mucosa. Leukoplakia of the floor of the mouth and tongue accounts for over 90% of ... The most common sites affected are the buccal mucosa, the labial mucosa and the alveolar mucosa, although any mucosal surface ... Dyskeratosis congenita may be associated with leukoplakia of the oral mucosa and of the anal mucosa. Within the mouth, ... Excessive use of a high alcohol containing mouth wash (> 25%) may cause a grey plaque to form on the buccal mucosa, but these ...
*  Cheek reconstruction
The arc of rotation is suitable for reconstruction of the anterior and lateral floor of mouth, buccal mucosa, retromolar ... The arc of rotation is suitable for reconstruction of the lower lip, floor of mouth, ventral tongue, and lower one third of the ... mouth opening, aesthetic concerns, experience of the surgeon are all factors that influence the kind of reconstructive ...
*  Mudskipper
The Journal of Experimental Biology Mudskippers have the ability to breathe through their skin and the lining of their mouth ( ... the mucosa) and throat (the pharynx): This is only possible when the mudskippers are wet, limiting them to humid habitats and ...
*  Hygiene
... and infection can result from direct transfer of pathogens from surfaces via hands or food to the mouth, nasal mucosa or the ... Other personal hygienic practices would include covering one's mouth when coughing, disposal of soiled tissues appropriately, ...
*  Salivary gland pathology
... as well as about 800-1000 minor salivary glands in the oral mucosa of the mouth. The parotid gland is located in front of the ... The sublingual gland is located below the tongue, in the floor of the mouth. It drains its mostly mucous saliva into the mouth ... which protects the oral mucosa of the mouth during eating and speaking. Saliva also contains digestive enzymes (e.g. salivary ... into the mouth, usually opening in a punctum located in the floor of mouth. ...
*  Kawasaki disease
The mucosa of the mouth and throat may be bright red, and the tongue may have a typical "strawberry tongue" appearance (marked ... Kawasaki disease presents with set of mouth symptoms, the most characteristic changes are the red tongue, swollen lips with ... erythema of the oral mucosa, erythema and swelling of the hands and feet, rash, cervical adenopathy, aseptic meningitis, ... redness with prominent gustative papillae). These mouth symptoms are caused by the typical necrotizing microvasculitis with ...
*  Zinc deficiency
Rarely it can cause angular cheilitis (sores at the corners of the mouth) and burning mouth syndrome. Severe zinc deficiency ... Numerous small bowel diseases which cause destruction or malfunction of the gut mucosa enterocytes and generalized ... It presents as growth retardation, severe diarrhea, hair loss, skin rash (most often around the genitalia and mouth) and ... Gurvits, Grigoriy E; Tan, A (2013). "Burning mouth syndrome". World Journal of Gastroenterology. 19 (5): 665-672. doi:10.3748/ ...
*  Pale-throated sloth
The mouth is lined by a black colored mucosa, although the large and heavy tongue is pink. The palate is wrinkled in texture, ...