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Mesh term Masticatory Muscles

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Muscle, Skeletal
Stomatognathic System


Muscles arising in the zygomatic arch that close the jaw. Their nerve supply is masseteric from the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve. (From Stedman, 25th ed)

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Masseter Muscle
Pterygoid Muscles
Temporal Muscle

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