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Caput zygomaticum quadrati labii superioris

Caput zygomaticum quadrati labii superioris –>
zygomaticus minor
(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, zygomatic bone posterior to zygomaticomaxillary suture; insertion, orbicularis oris of upper lip; action, draws upper lip upward and outward; nerve supply, facial.
Synonym: musculus zygomaticus minor, caput zygomaticum quadrati labii superioris, lesser zygomatic muscle.


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