Meaning of “masseter” in the English Dictionary

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"masseter" in British English

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masseternoun [ C ]

uk /məˈsiː.tər/ us /mæsˈiː.t̬ɚ/ specialized

the thick rectangular muscle in the cheek that is used to close the jaw:

The masseter muscle goes over the cheekbone.

(Definition of “masseter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)