procerus muscle

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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] .
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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
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