Medical Definition of Middle constrictor muscle of pharynx

1. Origin, stylohyoid ligament, lesser cornu of the hyoid bone (chondropharyngeal part) and greater cornu of the hyoid bone (ceratopharyngeal part); insertion, pharyngeal raphe in the posterior wall of the pharynx; action, narrows pharynx in the act of swallowing; nerve supply, pharyngeal plexus. Synonym: musculus constrictor pharyngis medius. (05 Mar 2000)



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