Practice Practical for the Head and Neck

In the diagram on the right, click on the following bones to identify them:
  1. ramus of mandible
  2. B
  3. vomer
  4. C
  5. greater wing of sphenoid
  6. A
  7. mastoid process of temporal
  8. E
  9. inferior concha
  10. D
Which of the foraminae in the diagram carry the following nerves?
  1. glossopharyngeal
  2. D
  3. abducens
  4. A
  5. V2
  6. B
  7. vagus
  8. D
  9. facial
  10. C
Identify the following in the cross section of the neck:
  1. thyroid cartilage
  2. C
  3. sternohyoid muscle
  4. A
  5. internal jugular vein
  6. B
  7. scalene anterior
  8. D
  9. brachial plexus
  10. E
Select the correct match to the following:
  1. select the only pharyngeal muscle NOT supplied by the vagus
  2. A
  3. point to a branch of the superior thyroid artery
  4. D
  5. select the nerve that provides sensory innervation to the vestibule of the larynx
  6. C
  7. which structure supplies all laryngeal muscles except the cricothyroideus
  8. E
  9. point to the muscle that arises from the stylohyoid ligament
  10. B
Identify the nerve that supplies the mylohyoid and anterior belly of digastric muscles. B

Point to the chorda tympani. This nerve carries preganglionic parasympathetic fibers from VII. A

Identify the middle ear cavity. B
Identify the maxillary artery at its point of origin. B Identify the middle meningeal artery. E
Where is the pituitary located? C

What structure is connected to the middle ear cavity? D

Name the structures that are numbered. Number 7 is the maxillary sinus. 1 = coronal suture
2 = frontal sinus
4 = ethmoid sinus
6 = inferior concha
You should recognize the diagram as a representation of the submandibular triangle.

Which structure supplies motor innervation to the tongue? D

Point to a muscle that is supplied by the facial nerve. E

Identify the hyoglossus muscle. C

Which muscle is primarily responsible for opening the jaw? B, the lateral pterygoid
Diagram of a sagittal section of the head and neck.

Identify the numbered items in the diagram. There are 7 all together.

  1. nasopharynx
  2. oropharynx
  3. vestibule of larynx
  4. ventricle of larynx
  5. genioglossus muscle
  6. geniohyoid muscle
  7. mylohyoid muscle
Identify numbered items.
  1. middle nasal concha
  2. tensor palati muscle
  3. frontal sinus
Identify the structures labeled (B). circumvallate papillae

Which cranial nerve supplies taste fibers for (A)? VII, the facial
Identify the item pointed to by A. glossoharyngeal nerve

Identify the middle pharyngeal constrictor. E

A light has been shined into each eye of this patient. Which eye is the non-responsive eye? the eye labeled A cannot constrict
Which cranial nerve causes pupillary constriction? III, oculomotor

Which parasympathetic ganglion is involved? ciliary

Skull, Scalp and Superficial Face Skull & face Orbit and Ear Parotid Region Infratemporal Region Anterior Triangles of Neck Posterior Triangle of Neck
Lateral Pharyngeal Region Pharynx and Larynx Nasal Cavity, Paranasal Sinuses, V2 Oral Cavity, Oral pharynx, Palatine tonsil Larynx Cranial Nerves