Definition of Masseters

1. Noun. (plural of masseter) ¹

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Definition of Masseters

1. masseter [n] - See also: masseter

Literary usage of Masseters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"That day pain in shoulder and back developed, with pain and stiffness in masseters. September 17, 20 cc of tetanus antitoxin was administered subcutaneously ..."

2. The Anatomy of the human skeleton by Henry Morris, John Ernest Frazer (1914)
"Ext. pterygoids, superficial layer of masseters, anterior fibres of temporals. Retractors.—Posterior fibres of temporals, slightly by the int. pterygoids ..."

3. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1860)
"Above them are see the masseters and the anterior bellies of the digastric muscles, and the ducts < Stenson passing upwards to enter the mouth in front of ..."

4. The Lancet (1898)
"She complained of stiffness in the masseters and difficulty in mastication. The lower jaw could be opened voluntarily to the extent of an inch but not ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"So also the disorder of the masticatory muscles is limited to the masseters, while the pterygoids (lateral movements) are free. The masseters stand out hard ..."

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