Medical Definition of Salpingopharyngeal muscle

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 Salpingopharyngeal Muscle

salpingo-oophor-
salpingo-oophorectomies
salpingo-oophorectomy
salpingo-oophoritis
salpingo-oophorocele
salpingo-ovariectomy
salpingocele
salpingocyesis
salpingography
salpingolysis
salpingopalatine fold
salpingoperitonitis
salpingopexy
salpingopharyngeal
salpingopharyngeal fold
salpingopharyngeal muscle (current term)
salpingopharyngei
salpingopharyngeus
salpingoplasty
salpingorrhagia
salpingorrhaphy
salpingoscopy
salpingostomatomy
salpingostomy
salpingotomy
salpinx
salpinx uterina
salpinxes
salps
salpæ

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