As depicted in figure 2-9, the muscle of mastication that is fan-shaped is the:
b. Lateral pterygoid.
d. Medial pterygoid.
As depicted in figure 2-8, the muscles that assist the lateral pterygoid in opening
the jaw are attached to the ________________ part of the mandible.
The most common fracture of the jaw (mandible) is at or just behind the:
a. Point of attachment of the geniohyoid muscle.
b. Mandibular foramen.
Point of attachment of the mylohyoid muscle.
d. Mental foramen.
e. Neck of the condyle.
List the two bones that form the temporomandibular joint.
a. The _______________________________ of the mandible.
b. The _______________________________ of the temporal bone.