levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle

(redirected from Alaeque)

le·va·tor la·bi·i su·pe·ri·o·ris a·lae·que na·si mus·cle

(lĕ-vā'tŏr lā'bē-ī sū-pēr-ē-ō'ris ă-lē'kwē nā'sī mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, root of nasal process of maxilla; insertion, wing of nose and orbicularis oris muscle of upper lip; action, elevates upper lip and wing of nose; nerve supply, facial.
Synonym(s): musculus levator labii superioris alaeque nasi [TA] .
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The facial artery is deep to the platysma, risorius, zygomaticus major and minor, levator labii superioris, and levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscles.
Likewise, Chapman, Kim, Susskind and Anderson (2009) found that standard moral violations activate the levator labii (superioris alaeque nasi) muscle region, associated with the facial expression of disgust (upper lip raise and nose wrinkle).
1###Overlapping area of levator Labii superioris alaeque nasi and levator labii superioris
The direct influence of the depressor septi and the levator labii superioris alaeque nasi on the nasal valve is not yet clear.
13) It is a point located at the centre of triangle formed by levator labii superioris, levator labii superioris alaeque nasi and zygomaticus minor.
infraorbital (zygomaticus major and minor, the levator labii superioris alaeque nasi, the superior part of the orbicularis oris, and possibly the compressor naris, the depressor septi nasi, the orbicularis oculi, the frontalis, the corrugator supercilii, and the procerus)