Location and structure of the oral cavity

Location and structure of the oral cavity - the oral cavity (cavum oris) is the initial part of the alimentary canal, which runs from the mouth opening at the front of the head, located on the face, to the pharynx.

It is bordered by the lips (labia) in front, the cheeks (bucca) on the sides, the palate (the front part is the hard palate, the back part is the soft palate with the uvula hanging in the middle) on top, and the tongue (lingua) on the bottom.

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