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Superior constrictor origin

Pterygomandibular raphe and adjacent bone

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Superior constrictor insertion

Pharyngeal raphe

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Superior constrictor innervation

CN X

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Superior constrictor action

Constricts wall of pharynx during swallowing

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Middle constrictor origin

Hyoid bone

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Middle constrictor insertion

Pharyngeal raphe

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Middle constrictor innervation

CN X

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Middle constrictor action

Constricts wall of pharynx during swallowing

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Inferior constrictor origin

Thyroid cartilage, Cricoid cartilage

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Inferior constrictor insertion

Pharyngeal raphe

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Inferior constrictor innervation

CN X

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Inferior constrictor action

Constricts wall of pharynx during swallowing

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Stylopharyngeus origin

Styloid process

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Stylopharyngeus insertion

Pharyngeal wall

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Stylopharyngeus innervation

CN IX

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Stylopharyngeus action

Elevates wall of pharynx during swallowing

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Salpingopharyngeus origin

Eustachian tube (cartilaginous part)

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Salpingopharyngeus insertion

Pharyngeal wall

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Salpingopharyngeus innervation

CN X

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Salpingopharyngeus action

Elevates wall of pharynx during swallowing

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Palatopharyngeus origin

Hard palate, Palatine aponeurosis

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Palatopharyngeus insertion

Pharyngeal wall, thyroid cartilage

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Palatopharyngeus innervation

CN X

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Palatopharyngeus action

Elevates wall of pharynx during swallowing, depresses soft palate