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

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
  • cephalic muscle
  • cephalic musculature
  • muscle organ of adult head
  • muscle organ of head
  • musculus caput
  • head muscle
  • head muscle organ
  • muscle of head
has narrow synonym
  • adult head muscle organ
has related synonym
  • head muscles
  • cranial muscle
id
  • UBERON:0002376