auricularis superior muscle

(redirected from musculus attollens aurem)

au·ri·cu·la·ris su·pe·ri·or mus·cle

(aw-rik-yū'lar'is sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr mŭs'ĕl)
Facial muscle associated with external ear; origin, galea aponeurotica; insertion, cartilage of auricle; action, draws pinna of ear upward and backward; nerve supply, facial.
Synonym(s): musculus attollens aurem, musculus attollens auriculam, musculus auricularis superior, superior auricular muscle.
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