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Flashcards in Muscles of Mastication Deck (12):
1

Which muscle attaches the temporal fossa to the coronoid process and ramus of the mandible?

temporalis

2

Which muscle acts to elevate and retract the mandible?

temporalis

3

What is the innervation of the temporalis?

anterior and posterior deep temporal branches, mandibular division, trigeminal n.

4

Which muscle attaches the zygomatic arch to the coronoid process, ramus, and angle of the mandible?

masseter

5

Which muscle acts to clench the teeth by elevating and protracting the mandible?

masseter

6

What is the innervation of the masseter?

masseteric branches, mandibular division, trigeminal n.

7

Which muscle attaches the medial pterygoid plate to the ramus and angle of the mandible?

medial pterygoid

8

Which muscle acts to elevate and protract the mandible, while assisting in gliding movement?

medial pterygoid

9

What is the innervation of the medial pterygoid?

medial pterygoid branch, mandibular division, trigeminal n.

10

Which muscle attaches the lateral pterygoid plate to the condylar process of the mandible?

lateral pterygoid

11

Which muscle acts to depress the chin and protract the mandible?

lateral pterygoid

12

What is the innervation of the lateral pterygoid?

lateral pterygoid branch, mandibular division, trigeminal n.

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