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Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups


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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
- TEMPORALIS -
ORIGIN: Temporal fossa between inferior temporal line and infratemporal crest
INSERTION: Medial and anterior aspect of coronoid process of mandible
ACTION: Elevates mandible and posterior fibers retract
NERVE: Deep temporal branches from anterior division of mandibular nerve (V)













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