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A 29-year-old man is brought to the emergency ...

Lateral pterygoid

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Pg 491 in FA 2018 (Neurology anatomy & physiology section): 3 muscles close the jaw: Masseter, teMporalis, Medial pterygoid 1 muscle opens the jaw: Lateral pterygoid ALL are innervated by trigeminal nerve, V3 Mnemonic: M's munch (close the jaw), L's lower (loosen/relax the jaw)

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