Muscles of Mastication

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The Muscles of Mastication Smart Lecture is an exciting way to learn about the facial muscles. In this interactive, 3D anatomy slide show you will learn about the primary and accessory masticatory muscles and see them in action. The facial muscles are an extremely powerful group of muscles responsible for crushing, tearing and grinding food. Below are screenshots of the muscles discussed in this Smart Lecture.

The Muscles of Mastication include an overview of the following muscles: Masseter, Temporalis, Lateral Pterygoid, Medial Pterygoid, Digastric, Stylohyoid, Mylohyoid, Geniohyoid, Sternohyoid, Thyrodyoid, Omohyoid.

The Muscle

Learn where the muscle is located in the masticatory system.

3D masseter muscle

Muscle Parts

Learn what parts make up a particular facial muscle.

3D digastric muscle.

Muscle Origin

Learn where the point of orgin is for a particular muscle.

3D Temporalis Muscle.

Muscle Insertion

Learn where the point of insertion is for a particular muscle.

3D lateral pterygoid muscle.

Muscle Action

Learn how the muscle functions during a normal chewing sequence.

3D medial pterygoid muscle