Click here to close Hello! We notice that you are using Internet Explorer, which is not supported by Xenbase and may cause the site to display incorrectly. We suggest using a current version of Chrome, FireFox, or Safari.

Summary Anatomy Item Literature (1) Expression Attributions Wiki

Anatomy Term: m. levator mandibulae externus
XAO ID: 0004332
Synonyms: external mandibular levator muscle, mlme
Definition: "Muscle that is part a complex that arises from the skull roof and acts to elevate or close the lower jaw. The last jaw levator to develop, it originates rostral to the palatoquadrate."
Stage Range: NF stage 46 to death
Marker Genes:
Develops From:
Anatomy Item Stage Range
m. levator mandibulae externus primordium NF stage 44 to NF stage 45
Develops Into:
Parent(s): m. levator mandibulae externus primordium


Parent(s): mandibular head muscle (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY