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Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups


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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
- MASSETER -
ORIGIN: Anterior two thirds of zygomatic arch and zygomatic process of maxilla
INSERTION: Lateral surface of angle and lower ramus of mandible
ACTION: Elevates mandible (enables forced closure of mouth)
NERVE: Anterior division of mandibular nerve (V)













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