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space behind the nasal cavitythe top part of the pharynx
space behind the oral cavitymiddle part of the pharynx
area from the hyoid bone down to the cricoidwhere the larynx hangs out
area directly behind teeth on top of the mouthpart of hard palate
soft palateflexible
drippy thing hanging from the soft palate'an appendix of the velum'
originates at zygomatic arch and spreads down to bottom of jawcloses jaw, 'outside of the sling'
originates near the zygomatic arch and inserts along inside of ramuscloses jaw inside of the 'sling'
originates at side of head and narrows down into cornoid process, across the templecloses jaw with a snap
has two bellies: posterior belly orginates at mastoid process and inserts into hyoid, anterior belly contiues from hyoid and inserts into mandibleopens jaw, depresses jaw
floor of the mouth, originates in mandible and inserts into hyoidminor jaw opener
from chin to hyoidopens jaw

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Created Nov 30, 2010ReportNominate
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