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25 Cards in this Set

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What muscle is considered a muscle of mastication
what is the origin of a muscle
the muscle end attached to the least movable structure
what paired muscles unite medially, forming the floor of the mouth
mylohyoid muscle
what muscle group depresses the hyoid bone
infrahyoid muscle
what is the most important muscle used when a patient's lips close around the saliva ejector
orbicularis oris muscle
what muscle group is involved in elevating the hyoid bone and depressing the mandible
suprahyoid muscles
what muscle group is innervated by the cervical nerves
infrahyoid muscles
what muscle can make the patient's oral vestibule shallow, thereby making dental work difficult
mentalis muscle
what muscle group is innervated by the facial nerve
muscles of facial expression
what muscle group inserts directly on the hyoid bone
geniohyoid, stylohyoid, and omohyoid muscles
what muscle is used when a patient grimaces
risorius muscle
which muscle is an extrinsic muscle of the tongue
hyoglossus muscle
what muscle compresses the cheeks during chewing, assisting the muscles of mastication
buccinator muscle
the superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle
inserts on the median pharyngeal raphe
what is true about the masseter muscle
it originates from the zygomatic arch
what muscle creates the anterior faucial pillar in the oral cavity
palatoglossus muscle
what situation occurs when both sternocleidomastoid muscles are used by the patient
head flexes at the neck
what muscle does not aid in smiling with the lips when it contracts
epicranial muscle
what muscle lies just deep to the skin of the neck
platysma muscle
what muscle, when contracted, causes a frown
depressor anguli oris muscle
what is considered an intrinsic tongue muscles
superior longitudinal muscle
the muscles of the pharynx are involved in
middle ear function
the posterior belly of the digastric muscle is also a
posterior suprahyoid muscle
what innervates the temporalis muscle
mandibular branch of the trigeminal nerve
what muscles activity helps to prevent the tongue from sinking back and obstructing respiration
genioglossus muscle