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  • Posted: 12/23/2009

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The Mouth and Throat

The pictures below show the many parts of your mouth and throat:

  • Lips
  • Gums and teeth
  • Tongue
  • Lining of your cheeks
  • Salivary glands (glands that make saliva)
  • Floor of your mouth (area under the tongue)
This picture shows the area under the tongue.

This picture shows the parts of your mouth, including the area under the tongue.

This picture shows the parts of the mouth and throat.

This picture shows the parts of your mouth and throat.

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