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Muscles of the Head and Neck region

How many muscles of the head and neck region can you name? Abbreviations are not accepted. Note that this quiz only focus on major and more important muscles.
LE: Laryngeal elevator
Quiz by Samuel2016
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Last updated: June 8, 2020
First submittedJune 8, 2020
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Groups
Muscle
Facial expression [VII]
occipitofrontalis
Facial expression [VII]
orbicularis oculi
Facial expression [VII]
orbicularis oris
Facial expression [VII]
levator labii superioris
Facial expression [VII]
levator angulis oris
Facial expression [VII]
zygomaticus major
Facial expression [VII]
zygomaticus minor
Facial expression [VII]
depressor labii inferioris
Facial expression [VII]
depressor angulis oris
Facial expression [VII]
mentalis
Facial expression [VII]
risorius
Facial expression [VII]
buccinator
Facial expression [VII]
platysma
Muscles of mastication [V3]
Masseter
Muscles of mastication [V3]
Temporalis
Muscles of mastication [V3]
Lateral pterygoid
Muscles of mastication [V3]
Medial pterygoid.
Soft palate [CNV3]
tensor veli palatini
Soft palate [Pharyngeal plexus IX, X, XI]
levator veli palatini
Soft palate [Pharyngeal plexus IX, X, XI]
palatopharyngeus
Soft palate [Pharyngeal plexus IX, X, XI]
palatoglossus
Soft palate [Pharyngeal plexus IX, X, XI]
musculus uvulae
Tongue (intrinsic) [CNXII]
superior longitudinal
Tongue (intrinsic) [CNXII]
inferior longitudinal
Tongue (intrinsic) [CNXII]
transverse
Tongue (intrinsic) [CNXII]
vertical
Tongue (extrinsic) [CNXII] (LE)
genioglossus
Tongue (extrinsic) [CNXII] (LE)
hyoglossus
Tongue (extrinsic) [CNXII]
styloglossus
Tongue (extrinsic) [CNX]
palatoglossus
Suprahyoid Mouth floor [C1 via XII] (LE)
geniohyoid
Suprahyoid Mouth floor [V3] (LE)
mylohyoid
Suprahyoid [CNVII] (LE)
stylohyoid
Suprahyoid [V3] (LE)
digastric anterior
Suprahyoid [VII] (LE)
digastric posterior
Pharynx [CNIX]
Stylopharyngeus
Pharynx [Pharyngeal plexus IX, X, XI]
Salphingopharyngeus
Pharynx [Pharyngeal plexus IX, X, XI]
Palatopharyngeus
Pharynx [Pharyngeal plexus IX, X, XI]
Superior pharyngeal constrictor
Pharynx [Pharyngeal plexus IX, X, XI]
Middle pharyngeal constrictor
Pharynx [Pharyngeal plexus IX, X, XI] (thyro+cricopharyngeus)
Inferior pharyngeal constrictor
Strap muscles [Ansa cervicalis C1-3]
sternothyroid
Strap muscles [C1 via XII] (LE)
thyrohyoid
Strap muscles [Ansa cervicalis C1-3]
sternohyoid
Strap muscles [Ansa cervicalis C1-3]
omohyoid
Opens laryngeal inlet [R. laryngeal nerve (X)]
thyroepiglottic
Opens laryngeal inlet [R. laryngeal nerve (X)]
aryepiglottic
Larynx Adductor [R. laryngeal nerve (X)]
lateral cricoarytenoid
Larynx ABductor [R. laryngeal nerve (X)]
posterior cricoarytenoid
Larynx Adductor [R. laryngeal nerve (X)]
oblique arytenoid
Larynx Adductor [R. laryngeal nerve (X)]
transverse arytenoid
Vocal cord shortener (// VC) [R. laryngeal nerve (X)]
thyroarytenoid
Vocal cord tenser/lifter during abduction [R. laryngeal nerve (X)]
vocalis
Vocal cord tenser [E. laryngeal nerve (from superior laryngeal from X)]
cricothyroid
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