Head and Neck Musculature

[Clickable Body Map]



Muscle Regions of the Body:

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Muscle Groups within this Region:


Links Related to this Region:

Suboccipital Musculature

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Obliquus capitis inferior


Obliquus capitis superior


Rectus capitis posterior major


Rectus capitis posterior minor


Prevertebral Musculature

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Longus colli


Longus capitis


Rectus capitis anterior


Rectus capitis lateralis


Anterolateral Neck Musculature

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Anterior scalene


Scalenus minimus (may be absent)


Middle scalene


Posterior scalene


Superficial Neck Musculature

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Sternocleidomastoid


Platysma


Anterior Neck

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Sternohyoid


Omohyoid


Sternothyroid


Thyrohyoid


Stylohyoid


Digastric


Mylohyoid


Geniohyoid


Epicranial Musculature

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Occipitalis (2 bellies)


Frontalis (2 bellies)


Muscles of Facial Expression

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Orbicularis oculi


Corrugator supercilii


Orbicularis oris


Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi


Levator labii superioris


Zygomaticus minor


Zygomaticus major


Risorius (may be absent)


Levator anguli oris


Buccinator


Depressor anguli oris


Depressor labii inferioris


Muscles of Mastication

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Masseter


Medial pterygoid


Lateral pterygoid


Extraocular Musculature

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Levator palpebrae superioris


Lateral rectus


Medial rectus


Superior rectus


Superior rectus


Inferior rectus


Superior oblique


Inferior oblique


Laryngeal Musculature

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