This section is from the book "The Horse - Its Treatment In Health And Disease", by J. Wortley Axe. Also available from Amazon: The Horse. Its Treatment In Health And Disease.
Placed behind the thyro-pharyngeus.
Origin. - From the outer surface of the cricoid cartilage.
Insertion. - Into the roof of the pharynx, where its fibres interlace with those of its fellow.
Action. - The three muscles last described constrict the pharynx.
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