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Introduction: Temporalis

Description of Temporalis

Temporalis: muscle extending from the temporal fossa to the coronoid process of the mandible; acts to raise the mandible and close the jaws.
Source: WordNet 2.1

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Hierarchical classifications of Temporalis

The following list attempts to classify Temporalis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • skeletal muscle,striated muscle
  • muscle,musculus
  • contractile organ,contractor
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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