chapter  2
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Head and Neck Musculature

Tensor veli palatini (Figs. 14-15) • Usual attachments: From the Eustachian tube and the adjacent regions of the

cranium (usually the scaphoid fossa of the medial pterygoid plate: Gratiolet & Alix 1866, Sonntag 1923, 1924, Dean 1985; sometimes the apex of the petrous temporal bone: e.g., Sonntag 1923) to the pterygoid hamulus and soft palate.