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Head and Neck

Parietal lobe

The parietal lobe is one of the four lobes of the cerebrum which and it lies posterior to the central sulcus and above the lateral sulcus. It is the major centre for reception and evaluation of all sensory information except smell, hearing and vision. In the parietal

Levator Scapulae Muscle

The levator scapulae muscle is an elongated muscle present in the shoulder girdle. It acts as a connection between the upper limb and the vertebral column and can be located in the posterior triangle of the neck. Sternocleidomastoid covers the superior aspect of the levator scapulae whereas its

Inferior Nasal Concha (Turbinate Bone)

There are 2 inferior nasal conchae. Every inferior nasal concha projects downwards from the lateral wall of the nasal cavity. It’s a curved bony plate and presents these features: Medial and lateral surfaces. Superior and inferior edges. Anterior and posterior ends. Medial and Lateral Surfaces The medial

Posterior Triangle of the Neck

Behind the sternocleidomastoid muscle, the triangular space on the side of neck is called the Posterior triangle. Its base downwards in the direction of the clavicle and apex is pointed upwards and backwards in the direction of the mastoid process. Borders Anterior: Posterior border of sternocleidomastoid muscle.

Chorda Tympani Nerve

It is a slim branch of facial nerve. Due to its intimate relationship to the middle ear (tympanum) it is called chorda tympani nerve. Function Parts The chorda tympani nerve includes: General visceral efferent fibres: All these are preganglionic parasympathetic (secretomotor) fibres to submandibular and sublingual salivary

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