Development of Salivary Glands and Face
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Development of Salivary Glands and Face

Test your knowledge on the development of salivary glands, including parotid, submandibular, and sublingual glands, and how the face forms from facial primordia during weeks 4-8. Learn about the different processes involved and their origins.

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What is the origin of the parotid salivary gland?

Ectodermal

During facial development, what forms the forehead and nasal part?

Frontonasal process

What is the origin of the maxillary and palatine bones?

First pharyngeal arch

How do the mandibular prominences develop during facial development?

<p>They grow medially and fuse in the midline</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the origin of the skin of the philtrum of the upper lip?

<p>Maxillary process</p> Signup and view all the answers

During facial development, what forms the nasal pits?

<p>Frontonasal process</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary anatomical structure that gives rise to the philtrum of the upper lip?

<p>Fused medial nasal prominences</p> Signup and view all the answers

During what weeks of development do the primary and secondary palate form?

<p>5-12 weeks</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary cause of posterior cleft palates?

<p>Failure of fusion of palatal shelves</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the thickening of epithelium in the region of the alveolar processes that forms the dental lamina?

<p>Ectodermal dental lamina</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the stage of tooth development where cells of the enamel organ lining the dental papilla become columnar?

<p>Bell stage</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the term for the process by which ameloblasts deposit enamel and odontoblasts deposit dentine?

<p>Appositions</p> Signup and view all the answers

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