inferior pharyngeal muscle :-

Pharyngeal muscles :- inferior pharyngeal muscle :- muscle details :- the thickest of the three constrictors, arises from the sides of the cricoid and thyroid cartilage . origin :- cricoid and thyroid cartilage . insertion :- pharyngeal raphe . nerve supply :- external laryngeal branch of the vagus . action… Continue reading

Cricoarytenoid posterior muscles :-

Cricoarytenoid posterior muscles :- Muscle details :- small, paired muscles that extend from the posterior cricoid cartilage to the arytenoid cartilages in the larynx. Origin :- posterior part of the cricoid . Insertion :- muscular process of the arytenoid cartilage . Nerve supply :- recurrent laryngeal branch of the vagus… Continue reading

Palatoglossus muscle :-

Palatoglossus muscle :- muscle detailed :- Palatoglossus Styloglossus Genioglossus Hyoglossus 24 a small fleshy fasciculus, narrower in the middle than at either end, forming, with the mucous membrane covering its surface, the glossopalatine arch. origin :- Palatine aponeurosis . Insertion :- Tongue. Nerve :- Vagus nerve (via pharyngeal branch to… Continue reading

Palatine uvula muscle:-

Palatine uvula muscle:- muscle details :- a conic projection from the posterior edge of the middle of the soft palate, composed of connective tissue containing a number of racemose glands, and some muscular fibers (musculus uvulae). It also contains a large number of serous glands that produce a lot of… Continue reading

Tensor veli palatini muscle :-

Tensor veli palatini muscle :- muscle details :- a broad, thin, ribbon-like muscle in the head that tenses the soft palate. origin :- Medial pterygoid plate of the sphenoid bone (scaphoid fossa) . Insertion :- Palatine aponeurosis . Nerve :- Medial pterygoid of mandibular nerve (V3). Actions :- Tension of… Continue reading

Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle :-

Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle :-

Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle :- muscle details :- translated from Latin, the “lifter of both the upper lip and of the wing of the nose”. origin :- Nasal bone . Insertion :- Nostril and upper lip . Nerve :- Buccal branch of facial nerve . Actions :- Levator… Continue reading

Superior oblique muscle :-

Oblique muscles :- Superior oblique muscle :- muscle details :- 9549407 – muscles of the eye, eps8 a fusiform muscle originating in the upper, medial side of the orbit (i.e. from beside the nose) which abducts, depresses and internally rotates the eye. It is the only extraocular muscle innervated by… Continue reading