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Anatomy Term: m. levator mandibulae longus superficialis
XAO ID: 0004330
superior long mandibular levator muscle
Definition: "Muscle that is part a complex that arises from the skull roof and acts to elevate or close the lower jaw. The first mandibular arch muscle to appear, it originates ventral to the center of the eye, and extends rostroventrally to end lateral to the buccal cavity."