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Encyclopedia > Palatopharyngeus muscle
Palatopharyngeus muscle
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The Palatopharyngeus muscle is a muscle of the human body. A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones. ... A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones. ... List of blood vessels This is an incomplete list, which can or may never satisfy any subjective standard for completeness. ... List of human nerves External links List of nerves This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy certain standards for completeness. ... A top-down view of skeletal muscle Muscle is a contractile form of tissue. ...


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facial expression: auricularis anterior - buccinator - corrugator supercilii - depressor anguli oris - depressor labii inferioris - depressor septi nasi - frontalis - levator anguli oris - levator labii superioris - levator labii superioris alaeque nasi - levator palpebrae superioris - mentalis - nasalis - occipitalis - orbicularis oculi - orbicularis oris - platysma - procerus - risorius - zygomatic major - zygomaticus minor A top-down view of skeletal muscle Muscle is a contractile form of tissue. ... This is a list of muscles of the human anatomy. ... Photographs from the 1862 book Mécanisme de la Physionomie Humaine by Guillaume Duchenne. ... The muscles of the auricula. ... Buccinator The buccinator is a muscle of which the bulk of is located in the cheeks. ... Left obicularis oculi notice the corrugator muscle at the top The Corrugator supercilii is a small, narrow, pyramidal muscle, placed at the medial end of the eyebrow, beneath the Frontalis and Orbicularis oculi. ... The Depressor anguli oris is a muscle of the human body. ... The Depressor labii is part of a small quadrilateral muscle. ... The Depressor septi nasi is a muscle of the human body, in the nose. ... The Frontalis is a muscle of the human body. ... The Levator anguli oris is a muscle of the human body. ... The Levator labii superioris is a muscle of the human body used in facial expression. ... The levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle is, translated from Latin, the lifter of the upper lip and of the wing of the nose. It is the muscle with the longest name in the human body. ... The levator palpebrae superioris muscle is a muscle in the orbit that elevates the superior (upper) eyelid. ... The Mentalis is a muscle of the human body. ... The Nasalis (Compressor naris) is a sphincter-like muscle of the nose whose function is to compress the nasal cartilege. ... The Occipitalis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Orbicularis oculi is a muscle of the human body. ... The orbicularis oris is the sphincter muscle around the mouth. ... The platysma is a superficial muscle that stretches from the clavicle to the mandible overlapping the sternocleidomastoid. ... Procerus muscle Origin/Proximal Attatchment: From fascia over the lower of the nasal bone Insertion/Distal Attatchment: Into the skin of the lower part of the forehead between the eyebrows Action/Relevance: Draws down the medial angle of the eyebrow giving expressions of frowning Innervation: Buccal branch of the facial... The Risorius is a muscle of the human body. ... The Zygomatic major is a muscle of the human body. ... The Zygomaticus minor is a muscle of the human body. ...


mastication: lateral pterygoid - masseter - medial pterygoid - temporalis - stylopharyngeus - tensor veli palatini Mastication or chewing is the process by which food is torn and/or crushed by teeth. ... The lateral pterygoid is a muscle of mastication with two heads. ... In human anatomy, the masseter is one of the muscles of mastication. ... The medial pterygoid is a muscle of mastication with two heads. ... The temporalis muscle is one of the muscles of mastication. ...


tongue: extrinsic (genioglossus - hyoglossus - styloglossus - palatoglossus) intrinsic (superior longitudinal - inferior longitudinal - verticalis - transversus) Many animals have longer and more flexible tongues than humans. ... The Genioglossus is a muscle of the human body. ... The Hyoglossus is a muscle of the human body. ... The Styloglossus is a muscle of the human body. ... The Palatoglossus is a muscle of the human body. ... The Superior longitudinal muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Inferior longitudinal muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Verticalis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Transversus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ...


palate and pharynx: levator veli palatini - palatopharyngeus - salpingopharyngeus -- superior pharyngeal constrictor -- middle pharyngeal constrictor -- inferior pharyngeal constrictor The palate is the roof of the mouth in humans and vertebrate animals. ... The pharynx is the part of the digestive system of many animals immediately behind the mouth and in front of the esophagus. ... The Levator veli palatini is a muscle of the human body. ... The Middle pharyngeal constrictor muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Inferior pharyngeal constrictor muscle is a muscle of the human body. ...


extraocular: inferior oblique - inferior rectus - lateral rectus - medial rectus - superior oblique - superior rectus The extraocular muscles are the six muscles that control the movements of the eye. ... The inferior oblique muscle is a muscle in the orbit that adducts (medially rotates) and elevates the eyeball. ... The inferior rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit that depresses, adducts, and rotates the eye laterally. ... The lateral rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit that abducts the eyeball (makes it move outwards). ... The medial rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit that adducts the eyeball (makes it move inwards). ... The superior oblique muscle is a muscle in the orbit that causes the eye to look downwards when it is already directed medially (looking towards the nose). ... The superior rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit that elevates, adducts, and rotates the eye medially. ...


intraocular: ciliary body - iris dilator - iris sphincter This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... There are two sets of ciliary muscles in the eye. ... The Iris dilator muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Iris sphincter muscle is a muscle of the human body. ...


other: cricothyroid - tensor tympani The cricothyroid muscle attaches to the anterolateral aspect of the cricoid and the inferior cornu and lower lamina of the thyroid cartilage, tilting the thyroid forwards and lengthening the vocal cords. ... The tensor tympani muscle arises from the auditory tube and inserts onto the handle of the malleus, damping down vibration in the ossicles and so reducing the amplitude of sounds. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
eMedicine - Velopharyngeal Insufficiency : Article by Michael J Biavati (6310 words)
Tensor veli palatini: This muscle arises from the scaphoid fossa, spine of the sphenoid, and the cartilaginous portion of the eustachian tube.
Levator veli palatini: This muscle arises from the petrous apex and cartilaginous portion of the eustachian tube.
Posterior to the torus tubarius is the pharyngeal recess.
Anatomy of the Swallow (1219 words)
The muscles involved in chewing are all innervated by the trigeminal nerve.
of dysphagias are caused by malfunction of the cricopharyngus muscle.
The vagus is responsible for raising the velum as it innervates the glossopalatine and the levator veli palatine muscles.
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