The tensor veli palatini (tensor palati) is a broad, thin, ribbon-like muscle in the head that tenses the soft palate. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tensor_veli_palatini_muscle ]

Synonyms: tensor veli palatini muscle

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external definition

The tensor veli palatini is a muscle of the soft palate that attaches to the cranial base and pharyngotympanic tube, wraps around the pterygoid hamulus and then attaches to the midline palatal raphe of the soft palate that is innervated by cranial nerve V3.[FEED]

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