Medical Definition of Musculus cephalopharyngeus

1. Origin, medial pterygoid plate (pterygopharyngeal part), pterygomandibular raphe (buccopharyngeal part), mylohyoid line of mandible (mylopharyngeal part), and the mucous membrane of the floor of the mouth and the side of the tongue (glossopharyngeal part); insertion, pharyngeal raphe in the posterior wall of the pharynx; action, narrows pharynx; nerve supply, pharyngeal plexus. Synonym: musculus constrictor pharyngis superior, musculus cephalopharyngeus. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Cephalopharyngeus

musculus azygos uvulae
musculus biceps brachii
musculus biceps femoris
musculus biceps flexor cruris
musculus bipennatus
musculus biventer mandibulae
musculus brachialis
musculus brachiocephalicus
musculus brachioradialis
musculus bronchoesophageus
musculus buccinator
musculus buccopharyngeus
musculus caninus
musculus cephalopharyngeus (current term)
musculus ceratocricoideus
musculus ceratopharyngeus
musculus cervicalis ascendens
musculus chondroglossus
musculus chondropharyngeus
musculus ciliaris
musculus cleido-occipitalis
musculus cleidoepitrochlearis
musculus cleidomastoideus
musculus coccygeus
musculus complexus
musculus complexus minor
musculus compressor naris

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