Definition of Temporalis muscle

1. Noun. Muscle extending from the temporal fossa to the coronoid process of the mandible; acts to raise the mandible and close the jaws.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Temporalis Muscle

temporal pole
temporal pole of cerebrum
temporal process
temporal property
temporal region of head
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temporal ridge
temporal role
temporal sensing
temporal squama
temporal surface
temporal vein
temporal veins
temporal venules of retina
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temporalis muscle (current term)
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Literary usage of Temporalis muscle

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"281) is smooth and convex; it affords attachment to the temporalis muscle, and forms part of the temporal fossa; on its hinder part is a vertical groove for ..."

2. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"137) is smooth and convex; it affords attachment to the temporalis muscle ... of the temporal fascia, and limits the origin of the temporalis muscle. ..."

3. A Light in the Midst of Darkness by Erik Loebl (2007)
"Hemostat- Used to control hemorrhage in neurosurgery. Ventrally- To be situated close to the belly or otherwise called the abdomen. temporalis muscle- The ..."

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