levator anguli oris muscle

(redirected from musculus levator anguli oris)

le·va·tor an·gu·li o·ris mus·cle

(lě-vā'tŏr an'gyū-lī ō'ris mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, canine fossa of maxilla; insertion, orbicularis oris and skin at angle of mouth; action, raises angle of mouth; nerve supply, facial.
Synonym(s): musculus levator anguli oris [TA] .
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Surface electrode recordings on the contralateral musculus levator anguli oris and musculus orbicularis oculi showed findings suggestive of HS.
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