Diagrams of the Mouth

Help yourself to learn the anatomy of the mouth using these free and printable labeled diagrams! These 101 Diagramss are designed to guide you in studying the structure of mouth. We use our mouth to do many things such as speaking and eating. The mouth is the hollow cavity that allows food and air to enter the body. There are many organs in the mouth such as the teeth, tongue, and the ducts of the salivary glands. These organs work together to aid in the ingestion and digestion of food. To see the organs of the mouth in a detailed illustration, take a look at the following diagram of the mouth posted below.

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Looking at the diagram of the mouth above, the mouth structures includes the lips, cheeks, palate (roof of the mouth), floor of the mouth and the part of the tongue in the mouth (oral tongue). A mucous membrane lines and protects the inside of the mouth. The structures in the oral cavity play an important role in speech, taste and the first steps of digestion. More diagrams of the mouth are posted in the following images.

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The function of the oral cavity and its structures is to begin the process of digestion. The oral cavity receives food, chews and mixes it with saliva and then begins the swallowing process. The taste buds on the tongue provide the different sensations of taste. The oral cavity plays an important role in speech. The mouth is also used for breathing, drinking, facial expressions and social interactions.
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