mentalis


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men·ta·lis (mus·cle)

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facial muscle of chin; origin, incisor fossa of mandible; insertion, skin of chin; action, raises and wrinkles skin of chin, thus elevating the lower lip; nerve supply, facial.

mentalis

a muscle that arises from the mandible just inferior to the incisor teeth and helps position the lip during pouting or drinking from a cup. It raises and protrudes the lower lip as it wrinkles the skin on the chin.
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However, one of the earliest and best known advocates of Mentalis restrictio in Spain was the Dominican Martin de Azpilcueta Jaureguizar, in an anecdote related in his Oommentarius in cap.
Los registros de esta investigacion indicaron que la actividad electromiografica en DA del masetero y del mentalis fue mayor en el sexo masculino que en el femenino; en el grupo de edad de 10 a 12 anos hubo mayor actividad del masetero en los ninos con DA que en los controles, evento que no ocurrio al comparar el grupo de 7 a 9 anos con el control.
The orbicularis oculi, corrugator supercilii, platysma, mentalis, and buccinator are the most preferred muscles for injection (4).
Oni-kinci haftayla birlikte bir centik olarak belirir, gelisimin devami surecinde delik halini alir ve icinde nervus mentalis dallanmaya baslar.
It performs as a barrier for eliminating the force of the perioral muscles, particularly in case of severe mentalis muscle contraction, and as well as an eruptive guidance for the incisors.
MIR was recorded by applying electrical stimulation to the mentalis nerve while the patient was lying supine with a clenched jaw.
The surgical procedure allows correction of facial disproportions of the mandible, maxilla and/or mentalis, as well as asymmetries [6].
In the parasymphysis region, a vestibular mucosal incision was made obliquely through the mentalis muscle, with care taken to isolate the labial branches of mental nerve.
Simulation, estoppel, (59) and reservatio mentalis were in turn incorporated into the material on mistake in Chapter II, in a new sub-heading § 2 on "consensus-mistake.
The clinical records (Fig 1) revealed that the patient had symmetrical face, convex profile and incompetent lips at rest with hyperactive mentalis muscle.
Retraining Muscles during Orthodontic Treatment: Botox can be used to prevent relapse of orthodontic treatment in patients with stronger muscle activity such as that of mentalis muscle.
These species were all insectivorous suboscines (Plain Antvireo Dysithamnus mentalis, Star-throated Antwren Rhopia gularis and Plain-winged Woodcreeper Dendrocincla turdina), which suggests that this group may be generally overestimated in studies of bird captures with conventional GL nets.