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MUSCLES OF MASTICATION-MASSETER

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MUSCLES OF MASTICATION-MASSETER

1. Origin (O): 3 heads from zygomatic arch.
2. Insertion (I): coronoid process + ramus of mandible.
3. Nerve Supply (NS): masseteric n., branch of mandibular n.
4. Action (A): elevation, protrusion of mandible.


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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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