Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups

Human Anatomy

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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
ORIGIN: Scaphoid fossa and medial aspect of spine of sphenoid bone
INSERTION: Palatine aponeurosis (via pulley of pterygoid hamulus)
ACTION: Tenses soft palate prior to elevation
NERVE: Nerve to medial pterygoid (main trunk of mandibular nerve (V))

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