Any skeletal muscle that is part of the head region. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, vertebrate_core

comment

defined generically so could in theory encompass FBbt:00003260 'skeletal muscle of head', or the muscle of a starfish Aristotle's lantern, but we restrict this to craniates. Skeletal muscles of the head originate from the non-segmented head mesoderm (Noden, 1983; Wachtler et al., 1984)

definition

Any skeletal muscle that is part of the head region.

has alternative id

UBERON:0003899

has exact synonym

muscle organ of head

cephalic muscle

head muscle

cephalic musculature

head muscle organ

muscle of head

musculus caput

muscle organ of adult head

has narrow synonym

adult head muscle organ

has related synonym

cranial muscle

head muscles

id

UBERON:0002376