Masseter muscle

By Dr. Vishaal Bhat on Saturday 5 July 2008 with 0 comments



a. two parts: superficial and deep

b. location: lateral surface of the ramus

c. origin (2):

-deep section: lateral surface of ramus

-superficial section: lateral surface of the angle of the mandible

d. action (3):

-elevates the mandible

-superficial section protracts the mandible

-deep section retracts the mandible

Category: Anatomy Notes

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