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Anatomy Term: m. levator mandibulae articularis
XAO ID: 0004331
Synonyms: articularis mandibular levator muscle, mlma
Definition: "Muscle that is part a complex that arises from the skull roof and acts to elevate or close the lower jaw. It originates from the ventral bend of the anlage of processus muscularis palatoquadrati. It runs ventrally near the levator mandibulae longus supeficialis and inserts anterior of it at Meckel's cartilage."
Stage Range: NF stage 41 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
m. levator mandibulae articularis primordium NF stage 39 to NF stage 40
Develops Into:
Parent(s): m. levator mandibulae articularis primordium


Parent(s): mandibular head muscle (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY