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Which pharyngeal
constrictor muscle attaches to the hyoid bone?
the middle
Does the internal carotid
have any branches in the neck?
no-remeber its first branches are intra-cranially to the circle of willis.
List the bones to which the
pharyngeal muscles attach.
Occipital, sphenoid, temporal, mandible,
hyoid
What structures pass through
the gap between the superior
constrictor and the skull?
The levator veli palatini muscle, the
cartilaginous part of the auditory tube, and the
ascending palatine artery.
What is the name of the fascial layer which fills the gap between the superior constrictor muscle and the skull?
The pharyngobasilar fascia.
What structures pass through the
gap between the superior and middle
constrictor muscles?
The glossopharyngeal nerve and the
stylopharyngeus muscle.
What structures pass through the
gap between the middle and inferior
constrictor muscles?
The internal branch of the superior
laryngeal nerve and the superior
laryngeal artery
What structures pass through the
gap below the inferior constrictor?
The recurrent laryngeal nerve
What structures pass through the
gap below the inferior constrictor?
The recurrent laryngeal nerve