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Flashcards in Muscles of facial expression Deck (13):
1

Occipitalis O?

O: occip. bone and mastoid process.

2

Frontalis O?

O: galea aponeurotica.

3

Zygomaticus major

Smiling muscle. Attaches to obicularis oris. Elevates the corner of the mouth to smile.

4

Orbicularis orbis

Sphincter muscle surrounding mouth. A: Protrudes and compresses lips.

5

Orbicularis oculi

Sphincter muscle around eyes. A: forcefully closes eyes.

6

Buccinator

Deep muscle in cheek. Blowing muscle. A: squeezes cheeks together to blow, whistle, suck.

7

Playtsma O?

Growling muscle. Superficial muscle ant. neck.
O: Fascia covering superior part of pec. major.

8

Occipitalis I?

I: galea aponeurotica.

9

Occipitalis A:

Pulls skin back, elevates eyebrows.

10

Frontalis I?

I: soft tissue above eyes.

11

Frontalis A?

A: pulls skin back, lifts eyebrows

12

Platysma I?

I: Base of mandible, skin of lower face.

13

Platysma A?

A: Elevate skin on chest, depress lower lip.