Swiss scientists shocked the world with an unexpected discovery, revealing a previously unknown part of the human body.
The results of the study were published in the journal Annals of Anatomy.
< br /> According to scientists, it turns out that in the masseter muscle there are not two layers of muscle, as previously thought, but three. It is deeply & ndash; between the first and the second, because no one had noticed it before.
The open third layer was called the “ coronoid '', or Musculus masseter pars coronidea. It maintains stability and is responsible for pulling the lower jaw towards the ear.
According to one of the researchers, professor at the University of Basel Jens Christoph Thürp, such a startling discovery can be compared to the discovery of a new animal species.
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