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Descriptor in English: Masticatory Muscles
Descriptor in Spanish: Músculos Masticadores
Descriptor in Portuguese: Músculos da Mastigação
Descriptor in French: Muscles masticateurs
Entry term(s): Masticatory Muscle
Muscle, Masticatory
Muscles, Masticatory
Tree number(s): A02.633.567.600
A14.530
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: GEN: prefer specific; /growth: coord with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /embryol: coord with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS UI: 8582
Descriptor UI: D008410
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Masticatory Muscles - Preferred
Concept UI M0013092
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Masticatory Muscles
Entry term(s) Masticatory Muscle
Muscle, Masticatory
Muscles, Masticatory



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