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Flashcards in Facial, etc. Muscles Deck (12):
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Occipitalis

 

Fixes aponeurosis and pulls scalp posteriorly

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Frontalis

 

With aponeurosis fixed, raises the eyebrows and wrinkles forehead skin horizontally

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Corrugator

(Corrugator supercilii)

 

Draws eyebrows together and inferiorly, wrinkles skin of forehead vertically (as in frowning)

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Zygomaticus

 

Raises lateral corners of the mouth upward (smiling)

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Orbicularis Oculi

 

Closes eye

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Orbicularis Oris

 

Closes lips, kissing muscle

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Buccinator

 

Compresses cheek

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Depressor labii inferioris

 

Draws lower lip inferiorly (as in pout)

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Mentalis

 

Wrinkles chin, protrudes lower lip

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Risorius

 

Draws corner of lip laterally

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Levator labii superioris

 

Opens lips

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Platysma

 

Tenses skin of neck (e.g., during shaving)