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Flashcards in Musculature of the Ear Deck (9):
1

What facial muscle attaches the galea aponeurotica to the cranial surface of the ear?

superior auricular

2

Which facial muscle acts to elevate the ear?

superior auricular

3

What is the innervation of the superior auricular?

temporal branches of the facial nerve

4

Which facial muscle attaches the temporal fascia above the ear to the galea aponeurotica?

temporoparietalis

5

Which facial muscle acts to tighten the scalp and draw back the skin over the temples?

temporoparietalis

6

What is the innervation of the temporoparietalis?

temporal branches of the facial nerve

7

Which facial muscle attaches the temporal bone to the eminentia conchae of the ear?

posterior auricular

8

Which facial muscle acts to draw the ear back?

posterior auricular

9

What is the innervation of the posterior auricular?

posterior auricular branches of the facial nerve

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