Superior auricular muscle

Superior auricular muscle

Infobox Muscle
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Latin = musculus auricularis superior
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Caption = The muscles of the auricula


Caption2 = Auricula in context.
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The superior auricular muscle, the largest of the three auriculares muscles, is also thin and fan-shaped. Its fibers arise from the galea aponeurotica, and converge to be inserted by a thin, flattened tendon into the upper part of the cranial surface of the auricula.


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