Digastric - Musculus digastricus

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General terms > Myology > Muscles of head > Digastric

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Description

Origin: Paracondylar process of the occiput.

Insertion: Ventromedial border of the mandible.

Action: Opens the jaws.

Nerve: Trigeminus and facialis.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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