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Muscles of mastication

muscles of mastication

muscles derived from the first (mandibular) arch used in chewing; all receive innervation from the motor root of the trigeminal nerve via its mandibular division.

See: masseter muscle, temporalis muscle, lateral pterygoid muscle, medial pterygoid muscle.


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... the stages of the chewing cycle with reference to the activity of the muscles of mastication. 10marks 2) provide the names and locations of the ligaments associated with the ...

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