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Male human mouth
Male human mouth

The mouth, also known as the buccal cavity or the oral cavity, is the orifice through which an organism takes in food and water. Look up Mouth in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Domains and Kingdoms Nanobes Acytota Cytota Bacteria Neomura Archaea Eukaryota Bikonta Apusozoa Rhizaria Excavata Archaeplastida Rhodophyta Glaucophyta Plantae Heterokontophyta Haptophyta Cryptophyta Alveolata Unikonta Amoebozoa Opisthokonta Choanozoa Fungi Animalia An ericoid mycorrhizal fungus Life on Earth redirects here. ... Impact from a water drop causes an upward rebound jet surrounded by circular capillary waves. ...

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Anatomy

All animals have a complete digestive system, with a mouth at one end and an anus at the other. Which end forms first in ontogeny is a criterion used to classify animals into protostome and deuterostome. what was here was sick and improperly spelled. ... Ontogeny (also ontogenesis or morphogenesis) describes the origin and the development of an organism from the fertilized egg to its mature form. ... Groups Ecdysozoa Lophotrochozoa Platyzoa Protostomes (from the Greek: first the mouth) are a taxon of animals. ... Phyla Echinodermata Hemichordata Chordata Xenoturbellida Chaetognatha (uncertain) Vetulicolia † Deuterostomes (taxonomic term: Deuterostomia; from the Greek: second mouth) are a superphylum of animals. ...


Mouth cavity

The first space of the mouth is the mouth cavity, bounded laterally and in front by the alveolar arches (containing the teeth), and posteriorily by the isthmus of the fauces. Types of teeth Molars are used for grinding up foods Carnassials are used for slicing food. ... The isthmus of the fauces is the limit between the mouth cavity proper and the pharynx, marked by a constricted aperture. ...


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Mouths are also typically used for making sounds, such as barks, chirps, howls, and in humans, speech.
Inside the mouth is the large, muscular tongue.
Other disorders affecting the mouth include gingivitis, a condition marked by inflamed, infected gums; trench mouth, a severe form of gingivitis that causes bleeding ulcers in the mouth; and thrush, a fungal infection characterized by white sores in the mouth.
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