How do you pronounce salpingopharyngeus?
- (Classical) IPA: /sal.pin.ɡo.pʰaˈryn.ɡe.us/, [s̠äɫ̪pɪŋɡɔpʰäˈrʏŋɡeʊs̠]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA: /sal.pin.ɡo.faˈrin.d͡ʒe.us/, [sälpiŋɡofäˈrin̠ʲd͡ʒeus]
Where is originated the Salpingopharyngeus muscle?
|Origin||lower part of the cartilage of the auditory tube|
|Insertion||fibers pass downward and blend with the palatopharyngeus muscle to the upper border thyroid cartilage, blending with constrictor fibers|
|Artery||ascending pharyngeal artery|
|Nerve||vagus nerve (CN X)|
Where is Salpingopharyngeal fold?
A raised ridge of mucous membrane extending from the lower end of the tubal elevation along the wall of the pharynx overlying the salpingopharyngeus muscle forms the salpingopharyngeal fold .
What nerve Innervates the stylopharyngeus?
All the muscles of the pharynx receive innervation from the tenth cranial nerve (vagus nerve) except the stylopharyngeus, which is innervated by the ninth cranial nerve (glossopharyngeal nerve).
What does the pharyngeal plexus innervate?
The pharyngeal plexus provides sensory innervation of the oropharynx and laryngopharynx from CN IX and CN X. (The nasopharynx above the pharyngotympanic tube and the torus tubarius is innervated by CN V2).
What is palatopharyngeal sphincter?
Purpose: The transition muscle between the palatopharyngeus (PP) and the superior constrictor of the pharynx (SCP) encircles the pharyngeal isthmus from behind and is designated as the palatopharyngeal sphincter (PPS).
What is levator Veli palatini?
The levator veli palatini (levator) muscle is considered to be the primary muscle responsible for velar elevation. As its name implies, it functions to elevate the velum to create closure between the oral and nasal cavities (Moon and Kuehn, 2004).
What does the stylopharyngeus do?
The stylopharyngeus muscle act as a significant dilating muscle of the nasopharynx. During breathing, the contraction of this muscle pulls the nasopharyngeal wall dorsally. This action prevents the dynamic collapse of the dorsal wall of the nasopharynx by supporting the wall during inspiration.