procerus muscle

(redirected from Depressor glabellae)

pro·ce·rus mus·cle

(prō-sē'rŭs mŭs'ĕl)
Insertion, into frontalis; action, assists frontalis; origin, from membrane covering bridge of nose; nerve supply, branch of facial.
Synonym(s): musculus procerus [TA] .

procerus muscle

A muscle that arises in the skin over the nose and is connected to the forehead. It acts to draw the eyebrows down.
See also: muscle