Structure of pterygoid muscle

Known as: Muscles, Pterygoid, Pterygoid muscle, Muscle, Pterygoid 
Two of the masticatory muscles: the internal, or medial, pterygoid muscle and external, or lateral, pterygoid muscle. Action of the former is closing… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to analyze the effects of head and neck radiation therapy on jaw opening and mobility… (More)
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1994
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1994
An analysis of in vivo bone strain indicates that the mandibular symphysis of macaques experiences lateral transverse bending or… (More)
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1991
1991
Human and rabbit masticatory muscles were analyzed immuno-and enzyme-histochemically using antibodies specific to ‘cardiac… (More)
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1989
1989
Cross-sectional areas of the jaw muscles were determined by means of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in 12 healthy adult male… (More)
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1987
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1987
Rosette strain gage, electromyography (EMG), and cineradiographic techniques were used to analyze loading patterns and jaw… (More)
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1987
1987
The relationships of the lateral pterygoid muscle within the infratemporal fossa were observed by conventional dissections and by… (More)
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1983
1983
An extensive histochemical and quantitative analysis of various portions of the human masseter, the medial pterygoid and the… (More)
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1983
1983
Anterior displacement of the temporomandibular joint disc is associated with a general remodeling of the joint's soft tissues… (More)
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1977
1977
Histological study of the human jaw muscle revealed that the temporal muscle displayed 342 muscle spindles, 208 in the horizontal… (More)
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1975
1975
Topographical localization of monotoneurons supplying the masticatory muscles was investigated in the cat and rat, utilizing… (More)
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