Dissection of oral region

Relation of sublingual gland to tongue, left lateral view

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Dissection of oral region
Relation of sublingual gland to tongue, left lateral view
The mylohyoid and digastric muscles have been reflected inferiorly to demonstrate the relations of the tongue, sublingual gland, lingual and hypoglossal nerves, and geniohyoid muscle.
1 . Superior labial artery (cut off)
2 . Dorsum linguae
3 . Fimbriated fold (of tongue)
4 . Sublingual fold
5 . Sublingual gland
6 . Sublingual lymph nodes and lymphatic vessels
7 . Geniohyoid muscle
8 . Submental artery
9 . Anterior belly digastric muscle
10 . Parotid duct
11 . Internal pterygoid muscle
12 . Buccinator muscle (cut across)
13 . Lingual nerve
14 . Stylohyoid ligament
15 . Mylohyoid nerve
16 . Submandibular ganglion
17 . External maxillary artery (cut off)
18 . Tendon of digastric muscle
19 . Submandibular duct
20 . Hypoglossal nerve (XII)
21 . Mylohyoid muscle