Posterior auricular muscle
|Posterior auricular muscle|
|The muscles of the auricula|
|Auricula in context.|
|Latin||musculus auricularis posterior|
|Gray's||subject #229 1035|
The posterior auricular muscle consists of two or three fleshy fasciculi, which arise from the mastoid portion of the temporal bone by short aponeurotic fibers. They are inserted into the lower part of the cranial surface of the concha.
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