Medical Definition of Musculus sphenosalpingostaphylinus

1. Tensor muscle of soft palate, musculus tensor palati; musculus palatosalpingeus; musculus sphenosalpingostaphylinus; dilator tubae; origin, scaphoid fossa of sphenoid, cartilaginous and membranous part of auditory (eustachian) tube and spine of sphenoid; insertion, posterior border of hard palate and aponeurosis of soft palate; action, tenses the soft palate; contributes to opening of auditory tube; nerve supply, branches of trigeminal nerve through the otic ganglion. Synonym: musculus tensor veli palatini, dilator tubae, musculus palatosalpingeus, musculus sphenosalpingostaphylinus, musculus tensor palati, palatosalpingeus, tensor muscle of soft palate. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Sphenosalpingostaphylinus

musculus semimembranosus
musculus semispinalis
musculus semispinalis capitis
musculus semispinalis cervicis
musculus semispinalis colli
musculus semispinalis dorsi
musculus semispinalis thoracis
musculus semitendinosus
musculus serratus anterior
musculus serratus magnus
musculus serratus posterior
musculus serratus posterior inferior
musculus serratus posterior superior
musculus skeleti
musculus soleus
musculus sphenosalpingostaphylinus (current term)
musculus sphincter
musculus sphincter ampullae hepatopancreaticae
musculus sphincter ani
musculus sphincter ani externus
musculus sphincter ani internus
musculus sphincter ductus choledochi
musculus sphincter ductus pancreatici
musculus sphincter pupillae
musculus sphincter pylori

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