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Masticatory Muscles MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Masticatory Muscles
Tree Number(s)
A02.633.567.600
A14.530
Unique ID
D008410
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008410
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; /‌growth: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /‌embryol: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Scope Note
Muscles arising in the zygomatic arch that close the jaw. Their nerve supply is masseteric from the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Masticatory Muscles Preferred
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