"Masticatory Muscles" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
- Masticatory Muscles
- Masticatory Muscle
- Muscle, Masticatory
- Muscles, Masticatory
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Masticatory Muscles" by people in Profiles.
Sexual dimorphisms in three-dimensional masticatory muscle attachment morphometry regulates temporomandibular joint mechanics. J Biomech. 2021 09 20; 126:110623.