"Masticatory Muscles" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Muscles arising in the zygomatic arch that close the jaw. Their nerve supply is masseteric from the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
- Masticatory Muscles
- Masticatory Muscle
- Muscle, Masticatory
- Muscles, Masticatory
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