Muscles - Origin and Insertion of major facial muscles and physiology of muscles

Learn origin and insertion of major facial muscles.

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  • Created on: 19-04-16 19:25
What is atrophy
The decrease in size of a muscle due to damage or functional changes of the nerve innervating that specific muscle fibre.
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What is the origin and insertion of the Occipitofrontalis (frontal belly) Muscle?
Origin - Galea Aponeurotica; Insertion - Eyebrows, Root of nose
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Describe the physiology of a skeletal muscle
- Elongated multinucleate cells (muscle fibres)
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Is cardiac muscle striated or non striated
Striated
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What is the name of the supporting tissue surrounding each fascicle?
Perimysium
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What supporting tissue occupies the space between individual muscle fibres?
Endomysium
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Name the origin and insertion of the Orbicularis Oculi muscle.
Origin - Frontal + Maxillary bone; Insertion - Tissue of eyelid
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Name the origin and insertion of the Zygomaticus muscle.
Origin - Zygomatic bone; Insertion - Corner of mouth; Action is responsible for smiling (Zygomaticus Major smile :) )
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Name the origin and insertion of the Orbicularis Oris muscle
Origin - Indirectly rises from Maxilla + Mandible; Insertion - Encircles the mouth (Muscle responsible for pouting)
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Name the origin and insertion of the Sternocleomastoid muscle
Origin - Sternum and clavicle; Insertion - Mastoid process of temporal bone
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Name the origin and insertion of the Temporalis muscle
Origin - Temporal fossa; Insertion - Mandible
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Name the origin and insertion of the Masseter muscle
Origin - Zygomatic arch and maxilla; Insertion Mandible
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What is the origin and insertion of the Occipitofrontalis (frontal belly) Muscle?

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Origin - Galea Aponeurotica; Insertion - Eyebrows, Root of nose

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Describe the physiology of a skeletal muscle

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Is cardiac muscle striated or non striated

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What is the name of the supporting tissue surrounding each fascicle?

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