Definition: 'Stylopharyngeus (muscle)'
stylopharyngeus (muscle)Type: Term
1. origin, root of styloid process; insertion, thyroid cartilage and wall of pharynx (becomes part of the longitudinal coat): action, elevates pharynx and larynx; nerve supply, glossopharyngeal.
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