A muscle derivative of the mandibular levator that runs from the chondrocranium to the palatoquadrate cartilage. Found in sharks [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0073040584 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

id

UBERON:0011684

present in taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_119203

taxon notes

In some fishes such as the chimera and in tetrapods the palatoquadrate becomes fused to the braincase and this muscle is absent.