Words nearby masseter
Origin of masseter
OTHER WORDS FROM massetermas·se·ter·ic [mas-i-ter-ik] /ˌmæs ɪˈtɛr ɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for masseter
There is often a very much enlarged infra-orbital foramen through which passes a part of the masseter muscle.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
Consequently, the masseter was able to extend from an anterodorsal origin to a posterior and ventral insertion.
The opening of the sinus is most commonly situated at the under margin of the mandible a little in front of the masseter muscle.
But in Captorhinus the masseter arose from the lower part of the cheek close to the outer surface of the coronoid process.
Presumably the muscle was sheetlike and attached to the skull roof, medial to the attachment of the masseter.