Transverse muscle of auricle
|Transverse muscle of auricle|
The muscles of the outer ear.
|Origin||Cranial surface of the eminentia conchae|
|Insertion||Cranial surface of the eminentia scaphae|
|Artery||Auricular branches of posterior auricular and auricular branch of occipital arteries|
|Actions||Flattens the cranial profile outer ear|
|Latin||Musculus transversus auriculae|
|Anatomical terms of muscle|
The muscle is located on the cranial surface of the pinna. It consists of scattered fibers, partly tendinous and partly muscular, extending from the eminentia conchae to the prominence corresponding with the scapha.