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