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Muscles

Levator Scapulae Muscle

The levator scapulae muscle is an elongated muscle present in the shoulder girdle. It acts as a connection between the upper limb and the vertebral column and can be located in the posterior triangle of the neck. Sternocleidomastoid covers the superior aspect of the levator scapulae whereas its

Hard Palate

The term palate describes the roof of the mouth. Its anterior two-third is created by the palatine processes of the maxillae and posterior one-third by the horizontal plates of the palatine bones. It creates a division in between the nasal and oral cavities. Structure The floor surface

Geniohyoid Muscle

The geniohyoid muscle is a slim muscle which is located superior towards the medial margin of the mylohyoid muscle. The geniohyoid muscle is among the suprahyoid muscles of the neck which is supplied via the ventral ramus of C1. Geniohyoid pulls the hyoid bone up and forward

Eyelids

The eyelids, a.k.a palpebrae, are movable drapes in front of the eyeball. The eye is shielded by them from injury, foreigodies and bright light, keep the cornea moist and clean. Palpebral fissure is the space between both eyelids. The medial angle of the palpebral fissure where two

Muscles of Head and Neck

Muscles of Head Orbicularis Oculi The orbicularis oculi is a large muscle that completely surrounds each orbital orifice and extends into each eyelid. It closes the eyelids. It has two major parts: The outer orbital part is a broad ring that encircles the orbital orifice and extends

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