Origin: Auriculares muscles

Insertion: Galea aponeurotica

Nerve: First cervical nerve

Action: Depress hyoid bone

The Temporoparietalis muscle is a distinct muscle above the Auricularis superior, sometimes include as part of the epicranius.

This definition incorporates text from the wikipedia website - Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia. (2004, July 22). FL: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from


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