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MUSCLES OF MASTICATION-LATERAL PTERYGOID

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MUSCLES OF MASTICATION-LATERAL PTERYGOID

1. O: superior head - infratemporal surface of greater wing of sphenoid; inferior head - lateral pterygoid plate.
2. I: pterygoid fovea, capsule of TMJ, articular disc of TMJ.
3. NS: lateral pterygoid n., branch of mandibular n.
4. A: Bilateral - protrudes the mandible; unilateral - side to side grinding.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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