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