Superior auricular muscle

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Superior auricular muscle
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The muscles of the auricula
Auricula in context.
Latin musculus auricularis superior
Gray's subject #229 1035
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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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