The Histology Guide

Crossword: Oral Tissues

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The Clues

1 What type of muscle is found in the tongue?
2 What is the name of the structure that the secretory cells of the salivary glands form?
3 Which type of cell makes enamel?
4 Which papilla on the tongue has the majority of the taste buds?
5 What is another name for the gum?
6 What do the odontoblasts make?
7 What is the name of the layer underlying the epithelium in the oral mucosa?
8 What type of papillae on the tongue looks 'mushroom like' and is not keratinised?
9 Which type of salivary gland has mostly serous acini?
10 What is the name given to the layer that includes the epithelium, lamina propria and muscularis mucosa?
11 What type are the epithelial cells of the oesophagus?
12 The type of epithelium of the oral mucosa is ...