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Anatomical aspects of the masticatory muscles of the tufted capuchin (Cebus apella)
The description of the macroscopic structure of the masticatory muscles is based upon the dissection of 26 adult and juvenile tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) of both sexes. A detailed description of the temporal, ...
Histoenzymology and morphometry of the masticatory muscles of tufted capuchin monkey (Cebus apella Linnaeus, 1758)
Samples of the anterior and posterior regions of the masseter and temporal muscles and of the anterior belly of the digastric muscle of 4 adult male tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) were removed and stained with HE ...
Complete denture masticatory efficiency: a literature review
The restoration of masticatory function and esthetics is an important aim in dentistry mainly when patients present with extensive tooth loss. The aim of mastication is to reduce food size to produce a homogeneous bolus ...
Influence of measurement technique, test food, teeth and muscle force interactions in masticatory performance
Differences between the activity of the masticatory muscles of adults with cerebral palsy and healthy individuals while at rest and in function
Objective The aim of the present study was to compare the electromyographic activity of masticatory muscles of adult patients with different degrees of oral motor impairment (cerebral palsy) with the electromyographic ...
Muscle-bone crosstalk in the masticatory system: from biomechanical to molecular interactions
The masticatory system is a complex and highly organized group of structures, including craniofacial bones (maxillae and mandible), muscles, teeth, joints, and neurovascular elements. While the musculoskeletal structures ...