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If you look at Fig. 2 in the paper, the bottom jaw has the split maxillary bone. Do you see how it says "MX" with two lines, instead of "MX" with 1 line on the top skull from Fig. 2? Each of those lines go to part of the split maxilla, with the joint being where it is pinched off (between teeth 5 and 6 on the drawing). There is also a CT image of the skull ...


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Metamucil is taken as a drink. You're more likely to aspirate versus swallow when drinking supine if you're ill with impaired swallowing reflexes. It's also recommended that you take bisphophonates standing up so that gravity, and a glass of water, make sure the drug passes into the stomach. It can be highly corrosive if it gets stuck in the esophagus.



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