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salpingopharyngeus muscle (UBERON:0010937)
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abdominal air sac 
adrenal gland +  
ala of nose 
alisphenoid bone 
angular bone 
antenna +  
anterior quadratocranial commissure +  
anterior thoracic air sac 
appendage girdle complex +  
appendicocostalis muscle 
aryepiglottic fold 
arytenoid cartilage +  
atlanto-occipital joint +  
baleen plate +  
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branch of Y-shaped fibrocartilage skeleton of ventral pouch 
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capsule of temporomandibular joint 
caudal levator 
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cleidooccipital muscle 
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constrictor muscle of pharynx +  
costal diaphragm 
costal plate of carapace 
cricopharyngeus muscle 
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depressor labii inferioris 
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diaphragmaticus muscle 
digestive system gland +  
disk of temporomandibular joint 
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dorsal oblique branchial muscle 
dorsal retractor 
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orbit of skull +  
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otic ligament 
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palatal muscle +  
palatal taste bud 
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palatopharyngeus muscle +  
palatoquadrate cartilage +  
pancreas left lobe 
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periarterial lymphatic sheath 
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pharyngeal bar 
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pre-tracheal muscle 
prostate gland lateral lobe 
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quadrate bone +  
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respiratory muscle +  
right anterior cardinal vein 
right apical axillary lymph node 
right auditory cortex 
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right central axillary lymph node 
right common iliac artery 
right crus of diaphragm 
right dorsal thalamus 
right ear 
right extraembryonic umbilical vein 
right eye +  
right forelimb 
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right inguinal part of abdomen 
right lateral ventricle 
right lymph heart 
right nipple 
right occipital lymph node 
right ovary 
right part of face 
right pectoral axillary lymph node 
right posterior cardinal vein 
right retropharyngeal lymph node 
right side of back 
right subcardinal vein 
right subclavian artery 
right subcostal vein 
right subscapular axillary lymph node 
right suprarenal vein 
right testis 
right umbilical vein 
right vitelline vein 
rostral cartilage 
sacro-iliac joint 
salpingopharyngeus muscle 
The salpingopharyngeus muscle arises from the inferior part of the cartilage of the pharyngotympanic tube (Eustachian tube) in the nasal cavity; it passes downward and blends with the posterior fasciculus of the palatopharyngeus muscle. The salpingopharyngeus is known to raise the pharynx and larynx during deglutition (swallowing) and laterally draws the pharyngeal walls up. In addition, it opens the pharyngeal orifice of the pharyngotympanic tube during swallowing. This allows for the equalization of pressure between the auditory canal and the pharynx. The salpingopharyngeus is innervated by the vagus nerve (CN X) via the pharyngeal plexus.
small intestine +  
sphenoid bone pterygoid process +  
spleen +  
stylopharyngeus muscle 
superior colliculus +  
superior parathyroid gland +  
suprarostral cartilage +  
sympathetic trunk +  
temporomandibular joint +  
testicular vein +  
thymus lobe +  
thyropharyngeus muscle 
tongue +  
tongue muscle +  
tongue taste bud 
tooth of lower jaw +  
tooth of upper jaw +  
transverse foramen of axis 
transverse process of atlas +  
transversus epibranchialis 2 
triangular ligament of liver 
upper left incisor tooth +  
upper right incisor tusk 
ureter +  
uterine artery 
uterine horn +  
velar vocal fold 
ventral transverse 
vermiform appendix +  
Y-shaped fibrocartilage skeleton of ventral pouch +  
zygapophysis +  
zygomatic arch +  

Exact Synonyms: salpingopharyngeus
Related Synonyms: musculus salpingopharyngeus
Xrefs: FMA:46665 ;   NCIT:C33510 ;   SCTID:244807009 ;   UMLS:C1521985 ;   Wikipedia:Salpingopharyngeus_muscle
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Salpingopharyngeus_muscle

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