temporalis muscle

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Related to temporalis muscle: Masseter muscle, medial pterygoid muscle, lateral pterygoid muscle
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Noun1.temporalis muscle - muscle extending from the temporal fossa to the coronoid process of the mandibletemporalis muscle - muscle extending from the temporal fossa to the coronoid process of the mandible; acts to raise the mandible and close the jaws
skeletal muscle, striated muscle - a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes
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8,11) The temporalis muscle can be transposed locally to reanimate the upper and lower eyelids.
The dose of BTX-A injected into each masseter and temporalis muscle was 20 U and 15 U, respectively, with a dilution of 1 mL; a 1 mL insulin syringe and a 30 G needle were used with a single injection point.
A biopsy specimen was obtained from the temporalis muscle of 1 of these patients.
The incision was made in a curvilinear fashion, superior to the temporalis muscle attachment (Figure 3).
27) Frey et al described a technique for temporalis muscle transposition to reanimate the upper and lower eyelids.
In cluster headaches, the temporalis muscle seems to be involved.
Pericranial muscle tenderness and exteroceptive suppression of temporalis muscle activity: a blind study of chronic tension type headache.
4) The superficial portion is between the temporalis muscle and the SLDCF.
A small craniotomy is then made beneath the temporalis muscle.
According to trial testimony, several Dura Hooks had been used during the surgery to retract the patient's scalp and temporalis muscle in order to provide Dr.
If males exhibit a more rapid or pronounced migration and development of temporalis muscle mass than do females, there also is considerable overlap between the sexes.