temporalis

<anatomy, muscle> Origin, temporal fossa; insertion, coronoid process of mandible and anterior border of ramus; action elevates mandible (closes jaw); its posterior, nearly horizontally-oriented fibres are the primary retractors of the protruded mandible. Nerve supply, deep temporal branches of mandibular division of trigeminal. ... Synonym: ...
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temporalis

(muscle) Type: Term Definitions: 1. superiormost masticatory muscle; origin, temporal fossa; insertion, coronoid process of mandible and anterior border of ramus; action elevates mandible (closes jaw); its posterior, nearly horizontally-oriented fibers are the primary retractors of the protruded mandible. nerve supply, deep tempo...
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Temporalis

The temporalis muscle is a flat, fan-shaped muscle situated at the side of the head. It arises in the temporal fossa and fills the depression on the side of the skull, inserting on the coronoid process of the mandible (jaw bone) and the front edge of the ramus of the mandible. The fibres of the temporalis converge as they descend, and end in a tend...
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temporalis

Type: Term Pronunciation: tem′pŏ-rā′lis Synonyms: temporalis (muscle)
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