superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle

superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle
superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle n SUPERIOR CONSTRICTOR

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  • Superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle — Muscles of the pharynx and cheek …   Wikipedia

  • Inferior pharyngeal constrictor muscle — Muscles of the pharynx and cheek. (Constrictor pharyngis inferior visible at bottom left.) …   Wikipedia

  • Middle pharyngeal constrictor muscle — Muscles of the pharynx and cheek. (Constrictor pharyngis medius labeled at center left.) …   Wikipedia

  • Pharyngeal constrictor — Muscles of the pharynx and cheek …   Wikipedia

  • superior constrictor — n a 4 sided muscle of the pharynx that arises from the posterior and medial parts of the pterygoid plate, from the pterygomandibular raphe, from the alveolar process above the end of the mylohyoid line, and from the side of the tongue, that… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pharyngeal — The word pharyngeal, meaning to do with the pharynx or throat, may refer to: * Pharynx, for pharyngeal anatomy * Pharyngeal muscles **Superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle ** Middle pharyngeal constrictor muscle ** Inferior pharyngeal… …   Wikipedia

  • Pharyngeal raphe — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = raphe pharyngis GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Muscles of the pharynx, viewed from behind, together with the associated vessels and nerves. (Pharyngeal raphe not labeled, but region is visible.)… …   Wikipedia

  • Pharyngeal tubercle — Infobox Bone Name = Pharyngeal tubercle Latin = tuberculum pharyngeum GraySubject = 31 GrayPage = 132 Caption = Occipital bone. Outer surface. (Pharyngeal tubercle not labeled but visible at bottom, at center of box, labeled as attachment point… …   Wikipedia

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • constrictor — 1. Anything that binds or squeezes a part. SEE ALSO: inferior c. (muscle) of pharynx, middle c. (muscle) of pharynx, superior pharyngeal c. (muscle). 2. A muscle, the action of which is to narrow a …   Medical dictionary

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