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Medial pterygoid


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Origin:

Pterygoid fossa from lateral pterygoid process.

Insertion:

Medial surface of ramus and angle of the mandible.

Action:

Upward, medial and forward traction on the mandible.

Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.


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