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Summary Information: Buccinator

Buccinator: The buccinator is a paired muscle of the face and cheek area. The buccinator originates from the maxilla and mandible and inserts on the lips. The buccinator is involved in chewing and contracting the cheeks against the teeth. It is innervated by the facial nerve.

Conditions that can afflict the buccinator include tears, strains, myopathy, atrophy, infectious myositis, neuromuscular diseases, lacerations and contusions.

Closely Related Organs: Buccinator

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Buccinator

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Sub Parts: Buccinator

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Buccinator

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