Definición de masseter en inglés:

masseter

Saltos de línea: mas|seter
Pronunciación: /maˈsiːtə
 
/
(also masseter muscle)

sustantivo

Anatomy
A muscle which runs through the rear part of the cheek from the temporal bone to the lower jaw on each side and closes the jaw in chewing.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There are thirty-two segments devoted to a particular muscle, such as temporalis, masseter, sternocleidomastoid, biceps brachii and so on.
  • The jaw adductor muscles, masseter and temporalis, are small and architecturally simple.
  • Forceful jaw closure is a function of these muscles; the masseter that runs from the cheek bone to the angle of the jaw can easily be felt bulging and hardening when the teeth are clenched.

Origen

late 16th century: from Greek masētēr, from masasthai 'to chew'.

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