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(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, temporal fossa; insertion, coronoid process of mandible and anterior border of ramus; action elevates mandible (closes jaw); its posterior, nearly horizontally-oriented fibres are the primary retractors of the protruded mandible. Nerve supply, deep temporal branches of mandibular division of trigeminal.

Synonym: musculus temporalis, temporal muscle.

Origin: L.

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Any help appreciated!

... femoris muscle or is the other way around? I looked at the muscle model and it confused me even more. ** Is the messeter immediately inferior to temporalis? Is the Deltoid immediately lateral to the pectoralis major? And is latissimus dorsi immediately inferior to trapezious?: Thank you much

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by Platysma08
Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Any help appreciated!
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Why can't the human baby walk after birth?

... he my father?".. :lol: Oh wait...talking about ability...all of our ability is controlled at our cerebrum which is divided into lobus: frontalis, temporalis, osipitalis and the others (I forgot the name..). Which one control the ability to walk?

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by victor
Thu Jul 07, 2005 6:30 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why can't the human baby walk after birth?
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