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What does origin mean?

Part that doesn't move
Maxilla

1

What is muscle dystrophy

Muscle wasting

2

Where is orbiculous oris situated

Around the lips

3

Where is the buccinators situated

Cheeks

4

What does the lateral pterygoid do?

Move Side to side, forward and opens mouth

5

Where is the orbicularis oculi situated?

Around the eye

6

Where is the mentalis situated?

Chin

7

Where is the corrugator supercilii situated?

Medial end of eyebrows

8

Where is the frontal is situated?

Forehead

9

What does insertion mean?

Moveable
Mandible

10

What does the temporalis do?

Moves backwards and closes jaw

11

What does the masseter do?

Closes jaw

12

What does the medial pterygoid do?

Closes jaw

13

What do supra hyoid muscles do? And what are they?

Opens jaw and aids swallowing
Anterior digastric
Mylohyoid
Geniohyoid

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Which muscle of mastication extends from behind the maxilla to the condyle of the mandible?

Lateral pterygoid