facial muscles


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Related to facial muscles: muscles of mastication, mimetic muscles

fa·cial mus·cles

[TA]
the numerous muscles supplied by the facial nerve that are attached to and move the skin of the face. Terminologia Anatomica includes the buccinator muscle in this group because of its innervation and embryonic origin, even though it functions primarily in mastication.

fa·cial mus·cles

(fāshăl mŭsĕlz) [TA]
Numerous muscles supplied by facial nerve that are attached to and move facial skin. Terminologia Anatomica includes the buccinator muscle in this group because of its innervation and embryonic origin, even though it functions primarily in mastication.
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