buccinator muscle

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Related to buccinator: temporalis, Depressor anguli oris, Depressor labii inferioris, Levator labii superioris, Orbicularis oris, Zygomaticus major
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Synonyms for buccinator muscle

a muscle that flattens the cheek and retracts the angle of the mouth

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Enzymehistochemical and morphological characteristics of muscle fibre types in the human buccinator and orbicularis oris.
Passes through the buccinator muscle at a level opposite the second molar, causing slight retraction of the mucusa and the submucosal fat
Junior 7 & 8 tongue throat stomach sternum radius thigh kidney eardrum enamel trachea bronchi muscle shoulder tissue plasma Advanced 9 & 10 scapula mandible stapes incus tarsus maxilla carpals bicuspid masseter hyoid carotid lacrimal jugular thyroid cerebrum parietal temporal occipital Super 11 & 12 vertebra pituitary alveoli eustachian tube sphenoid incisor canine platysma buccinator tropezius maxillary sinus sternocleidomastoid metatarsals trochlea mental foramen
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Musculature removed during and debridement Retropharyngeal area Prevertebral fascia Longus capitis Longus colli Rectus capitis anterior Temporal fossa Medial pterygoid Lateral pterygoid Lower portion of temporalis Tensor veli palatini Levator veli palatini Portion of superior pharyngeal constrictor Portion of middle pharyngeal constrictor Neck Upper portion middle scalene Levator scapulae Splenius capitis Trapezius Sternocleidomastoid Occipitalis Longissimus capitis Semispinalis capitis Obliquus capitis superior Obliquus capitis inferior Rectus capitis posterior major Rectus capitis posterior minor Posterior belly digastric Stylohyoid Styloglossus Stylopharyngeus Buccinator
Then there is a muscle inside each cheek called the buccinator, which goes more or less from the mouth out towards the ear, and when that contracts it controls the position of the lips.
The angle between the medial surface of the mandible and the buccinator muscle limits the buccotemporal space.
alveoli brachialis buccinator calcaneus canine Eustachian tube incisor jejunum maxillary sinus mental foramen metatarsals pericardium phalanges pituitary platysma sphenoid sternocleidomastoid trapezius trochlea vertebra
Other features of the CRASH SITE(TM) include bands like Buccinator and Milk Cult, Culture Clash (viva la raza
The parapharyngeal space is bounded superiorly by the skull base, anteriorly by the buccinator and pterygoid muscles, posteriorly by the carotid sheath, and medially by the superior constrictor, palatine, and styloglossus muscles.