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Which of the following is NOT a branch of the second (pterygoid) part of the maxillary artery?
The labyrinthine artery is a branch of the basilar artery, which is part of the vertebral artery system
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|61. Which of the following is true in respect to the ciliary ganglion?
(A) Sympathetic fibers synapse in the ciliary ganglion.
(B) Afferent fibers from the iris and cornea pass through the ganglion.
(C) The ganglion is located between the optic nerve and medial rectus.
(D) Parasympathetic fibers in the ganglion are derived from CN VII.
(E) Parasympathetic fibers in the ganglion are distributed to the retina and lens.
|62. Which of the following arteries is NOT a branch of the ophthalmic artery?
(D) anterior ethmoidal
|63. Which of the following arteries is correctly paired with its course and distribution?
(A) central artery of retina . . . runs adjacent to optic nerve, supplying rods and cones
|64. Which of the following is NOT contained in the infratemporal fossa?
(A) parts of temporal, lateral pterygoid, and medial pterygoid muscles
(B) maxillary artery
(C) pterygoid venous plexus
(D) mandibular, inferior alveolar, buccal, and lingual nerves
(E) pterygopalatine ganglion
|65. Which of the following muscles is NOT a muscle of mastication?
(C) medial pterygoid
(D) lateral pterygoid
|66. The muscles of mastication are associated with which branchial arch?
(A) first arch
(B) second arch
(C) third arch
(D) fourth arch
(E) fifth arch
|67. Which of the following depresses the mandible?
(A) lateral pterygoid
(B) medial pterygoid
|68. Which of the following is NOT a branch of the first (mandibular) part of the first part of the maxillary artery?
(A) deep auricular
(B) anterior tympanic
(C) middle meningeal and accessory meningeal
(D) inferior alveolar
(E) descending palatine
|69. Which of the following is NOT a branch of the second (pterygoid) part of the maxillary artery?
(A) deep temporal
|70. Which of the following branches of the third (pterygopalatine) part of the maxillary artery is correctly paired with its distribution?
(A) infraorbital . . . maxillary molar and premolar teeth, lining of maxillary sinus, gingival
(B) posterior superior alveolar . . . inferior eyelid, lacrimal sac, side of nose, superior lip
(C) pharyngeal . . . maxillary gingiva, palatine glands, mucous membrane of roof of mouth
(D) artery of pterygoid canal . . . superior part of pharynx, auditory tube, tympanic cavity
(E) descending palatine . . . roof of pharynx, sphenoidal sinus, inferior part of auditory tube
|71. Which of the following is NOT true in respect to the sphenopalatine artery?
(A) It is the termination of the maxillary artery.
(B) It supplies the lateral nasal wall.
(C) It supplies the nasal septum.
(D) It supplies the paranasal sinuses.
(E) It is transmitted through the incisive foramen.
|72. Which of the following is true in respect to the otic ganglion?
(A) It is located in the infratemporal fossa just inferior to the foramen rotundum.
(B) Presynaptic parasympathetic fibers in the ganglion are derived from the facial nerve.
(C) Postsynaptic parasympathetic fibers in the ganglion are destined for the parotid gland.
(D) Sympathetic fibers synapse in the ganglion before continuing on to sweat glands, erector pili muscles, and blood vessels.
(E) The ganglion contains cell bodies for fibers of the trigeminal nerve.
|73. Which nerve is NOT correctly matched with its distribution?
(A) lingual nerve . . . sensation from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue
(B) lingual nerve . . . sensation from floor of mouth and lingual gingivae
(C) chorda tympani nerve . . . taste fibers from anterior two-thirds of tongue
(D) chorda tympani nerve . . . secretomotor fibers to submandibular and sublingual glands
(E) chorda tympani nerve . . . motor fibers to tensor tympani
|74. The temporomandibular joint is what type of joint?
(A) fibrous joint
(B) cartilaginous joint
(C) modified hinge-type synovial joint
(D) pivot-type synovial joint
(E) saddle-type synovial joint
|75. Which of the following is correct in respect to the hard palate?
(A) The hard palate is composed primarily of the maxillary bones.
(B) The incisive canal and foramen transmit the incisive nerves and greater palatine vessels.
(C) The greater palatine foramen transmits the nasopalatine nerves and greater palatine nerve.
(D) The lesser palatine foramina transmit the lesser palatine nerves but not the lesser palatine vessels.
(E) The descending palatine artery is a branch of the internal carotid artery.
|76. Which of the following palate muscles is NOT innervated by the cranial part of the accessory nerve through a pharyngeal branch of the vagus nerve via the pharyngeal plexus?
(A) tensor veli palatini
(B) levator veli palatini
(E) musculus uvulae
|77. Which of the following is correctly matched with its action?
(A) musculus uvulae . . . pulls uvula inferiorly
(B) palatopharyngeus . . . pulls walls of pharynx inferiorly, posteriorly, and laterally during swallowing
(C) palatoglossus . . . depresses posterior part of tongue and draws soft palate away from tongue
(D) levator veli palatini . . . depresses soft palate during swallowing and yawning
(E) tensor veli palatini . . . opens auditory tube during swallowing and yawning
|78. Which of the following is NOT a type of lingual papilla?
(A) vallate papillae
(B) foliate papillae
(C) bacilliform papillae
(D) filiform papillae
|79. Which of the following muscles is NOT innervated by the hypoglossal nerve?
(E) intrinsic muscles of the tongue
|80. Which of the following tongue muscles is correctly paired with its action?
(A) superior and inferior longitudinal . . . curls tip and sides of tongue and shortens tongue
(B) transverse . . . flattens and broadens tongue
(C) vertical . . . narrows and elongates tongue
(D) genioglossus and hyoglossus . . . elevates posterior part of tongue
(E) palatoglossus . . . depresses and retracts tongue