middle pharyngeal constrictor muscle

middle pharyngeal constrictor muscle n MIDDLE CONSTRICTOR

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  • Inferior pharyngeal constrictor muscle — Muscles of the pharynx and cheek. (Constrictor pharyngis inferior visible at bottom left.) …   Wikipedia

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  • middle constrictor — n a fan shaped muscle of the pharynx that arises from the ceratohyal and thyrohyal of the hyoid bone and from the stylohyoid ligament, inserts into the median line at the back of the pharynx, and acts to constrict part of the pharynx in… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pharyngeal — The word pharyngeal, meaning to do with the pharynx or throat, may refer to: * Pharynx, for pharyngeal anatomy * Pharyngeal muscles **Superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle ** Middle pharyngeal constrictor muscle ** Inferior pharyngeal… …   Wikipedia

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  • Pharyngeal muscles — Muscles of the pharynx and cheek …   Wikipedia

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