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MP term:abnormal masseter muscle morphology
MP id: MP:0004235
Definition: any structural anomaly of the masticatory muscle of posterior cheek with origin from the inferior border and medial surface of the zygomatic arch, with insertion into the lateral surface of the ramus of the mandible, with nerve supply from the masseteric nerve, and whose action closes the jaw during chewing
Number of paths to term: 1

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mammalian phenotype
        is-amuscle phenotype
                is-aabnormal muscle morphology
                        is-aabnormal skeletal muscle morphology
                                is-aabnormal masticatory muscle morphology
                                        is-aabnormal masseter muscle morphology [MP:0004235] (5 genotypes, 5 annotations)
                                                is-aabsent masseter muscle
                                        is-aabnormal pterygoid muscle morphology +
                                        is-aabnormal temporalis muscle morphology +

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09/09/2014
MGI 5.19
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