Medical Definition of Musculus salpingopharyngeus

1. Origin, medial lamina of cartilaginous part of auditory tube; insertion, longitudinal muscular layer of pharynx in association with musculus palatopharyngeus; action, assists in elevating pharynx and, according to some, assists in opening the auditory tube during swallowing; nerve supply, pharyngeal plexus. Synonym: musculus salpingopharyngeus, salpingopharyngeal muscle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Salpingopharyngeus

musculus rectus lateralis
musculus rectus medialis
musculus rectus superior
musculus rectus thoracis
musculus retrahens aurem
musculus rhomboatloideus
musculus rhomboideus major
musculus rhomboideus minor
musculus risorius
musculus sacrococcygeus anterior
musculus sacrococcygeus dorsalis
musculus sacrococcygeus posterior
musculus sacrococcygeus ventralis
musculus sacrolumbalis
musculus sacrospinalis
musculus salpingopharyngeus (current term)
musculus sartorius
musculus scalenus
musculus scalenus anterior
musculus scalenus anticus
musculus scalenus medius
musculus scalenus minimus
musculus scalenus posterior
musculus scalenus posticus
musculus semimembranosus
musculus semispinalis
musculus semispinalis capitis
musculus semispinalis cervicis
musculus semispinalis colli
musculus semispinalis dorsi

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