salpingopharyngeus

<anatomy, muscle> Origin, medial lamina of cartilaginous part of auditory tube; insertion, longitudinal muscular layer of pharynx in association with musculus palatopharyngeus; action, assists in elevating pharynx and, according to some, assists in opening the auditory tube during swallowing; nerve supply, pharyngeal plexus. ... Synonym: musc...
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salpingopharyngeus

(muscle) Type: Term Definitions: 1. origin, medial lamina of cartilaginous part of auditory tube; insertion, longitudinal muscular layer of pharynx in association with musculus palatopharyngeus; action, assists in elevating pharynx and, according to some, assists in opening the auditory tube during swallowing; nerve supply, phary...
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Salpingopharyngeus

The salpingopharyngeus originates from the cartilage portion of the Eustatian tube and inserts into the muscular layer of the pharynx. This small muscle lifts the pharynx and helps open the eustachian tube during swallowing. The lower end of the eustachian tube opens during swallowing to allow air to flow into the middle ear and equalize the air pr...
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salpingopharyngeus

Type: Term Pronunciation: sal-ping′gō-fă-rin′jē-ŭs See: salpingopharyngeus (muscle)
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