Name origin course, insertion, function, and dysfunction of the PALATOPHARYNGEUS muscle (posterior faucial pillar) muscle of the soft palate.
- 1. origin--posterior hard palate
- 2. course--inferior and lateral in curving shape
- 3. insertion--upper rim of the thyroid cartilage
- 4. function--lowers the soft palate and elevates the larynx---active during swallowing
- 5. dysfunction--