Medical Definition of Musculus constrictor pharyngis superior

1. Origin, medial pterygoid plate (pterygopharyngeal part), pterygomandibular raphe (buccopharyngeal part), mylohyoid line of mandible (mylopharyngeal part), and the mucous membrane of the floor of the mouth and the side of the tongue (glossopharyngeal part); insertion, pharyngeal raphe in the posterior wall of the pharynx; action, narrows pharynx; nerve supply, pharyngeal plexus. Synonym: musculus constrictor pharyngis superior, musculus cephalopharyngeus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Constrictor Pharyngis Superior

musculus ceratopharyngeus
musculus cervicalis ascendens
musculus chondroglossus
musculus chondropharyngeus
musculus ciliaris
musculus cleido-occipitalis
musculus cleidoepitrochlearis
musculus cleidomastoideus
musculus coccygeus
musculus complexus
musculus complexus minor
musculus compressor naris
musculus constrictor pharyngis inferior
musculus constrictor pharyngis medius
musculus constrictor pharyngis superior (current term)
musculus coracobrachialis
musculus corrugator cutis ani
musculus corrugator supercilii
musculus cricoarytenoideus lateralis
musculus cricoarytenoideus posterior
musculus cricopharyngeus
musculus cricothyroideus
musculus cruciatus
musculus cutaneus
musculus deltoideus
musculus depressor anguli oris

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