Any skeletal muscle that is part of the head region. [ ]

Synonyms: muscle organ of head cephalic muscle head muscle cephalic musculature head muscle organ muscle of head musculus caput muscle organ of adult head

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uberon_slim, efo_slim, vertebrate_core


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)

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has narrow synonym

adult head muscle organ

has related synonym

cranial muscle

head muscles