|Dissection of the muscles of the palate from behind.|
|Gray's||subject #244 1143|
|Nerve:||vagus nerve and cranial accessory nerve|
The salpingopharyngeus muscle arises from the inferior part of the cartilage of the auditory tube in the nasal cavity; it passes downward and blends with the posterior fasciculus of the palatopharyngeus muscle.
- LUC salp
- Salpingopharyngeus+muscle at eMedicine Dictionary
- Illustration at princetonchiropractic.com
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The salpingopharyngeus is known to raise the nasopharynx and laterally draws the pharyngeal walls up.