temporoparietalis muscle

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tem·po·ro·pa·ri·e·ta·lis mus·cle

(tem'pŏr-ō-pă-rī'ĕ-tā'lis mŭs'ĕl)
The part of epicranius muscle that arises from the lateral part of the epicranial aponeurosis and inserts in the cartilage of the auricle.
Synonym(s): musculus temporoparietalis [TA] , temporoparietal muscle.
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Bilaterally, in two specimens, one at the 12th week and the other at the 13th week of development, the superficial layer of the temporal fascia contained the temporoparietalis muscle. We believe that this muscle also arises from the mesenchyme, forming the temporal lamina.