masticatory apparatus

mas·ti·ca·to·ry sys·tem

the organs and structures primarily functioning in mastication: the jaws, teeth with their supporting structures, temporomandibular joint, muscles of mastication, tongue, lips, cheeks, and oral mucosa.

masticatory apparatus

masticatory apparatus

(măs′tĭ-kă-tŏr″ē ăp″ă-răt′ĭs, -rā′tĭs)
The teeth, jaws, muscles of mastication, and the temporomandibular joints; used for chewing.

sto·ma·tog·nath·ic sys·tem

(stō'mă-tog-nath'ik sis'tĕm)
All structures involved in speech and in reception, mastication, and deglutition of food.
Synonym(s): masticatory apparatus (2) .