Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups

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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
ORIGIN: Mylohyoid line on internal aspect of mandible
INSERTION: Anterior three quarters : midline raphe. posterior quarter: superior border of body of hyoid bone
ACTION: Elevates hyoid bone, supports and raises floor of mouth. Assists in mastication and swallowing
NERVE: Mylohyoid nerve (V)

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