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The smallest muscle in the human body is

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stapedius
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gluteus maximus
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stapes
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D
masseter
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Solution

The correct option is A stapedius
The stapedius is the smallest skeletal muscle in the human body, at just over one millimeter in length.
The masseter muscle is a facial muscle that plays a major role in the chewing of solid foods.
Stapes is a stirrup-shaped bone in the middle ear. It is supposed to be the smallest bone in the human body.
The gluteus maximus is the main extensor muscle of the hip.

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