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MUSCLES OF MASTICATION-MEDIAL PTERYGOID

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MUSCLES OF MASTICATION-MEDIAL PTERYGOID

1. O: medial surface of lateral pterygoid plate + pterygoid fossa.
2. I: medial surface of mandibular ramus, inferior to mandibular foramen.
3. NS: mandibular n.
4. A: bilateral - protrudes + elevates the mandible; unilateral - side to side movement 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.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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