pro·ce·rus (mus·cle)

facial muscle of central forehead; insertion, into frontalis; action, assists frontalis; origin, from membrane covering bridge of nose; nerve supply, branch of facial.
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To smooth glabellar frown lines, botulinum toxin is injected at the procerus muscle and the corrugator supercilii muscle, which are located with -2.0 mm peeled images (Fig.
Benign essential blepharospasm (BEB) is the second most common focal dystonia after cervical dystonia which is caused by involuntary contraction of orbicularis oculi, procerus and neighbouring corrugator muscles (1,2).
Quadcopters, with their vertical takeoff and landing capabilities, offer significant tactical advantages in urban centers and other dense locations, said Brian Bills, VTOL systems technical lead at Procerus Technologies, a Lockheed-owned company.
Nose wrinkling (procerus contraction) is a component of disgust and engagement of the cheek's zygomatic minor muscle is used in sadness expressions, commonly resulting in a deepening of the nasiolabial furrow (Vrana, 1993; Waller et al., 2008a).
Revision of North American Aleiodes (part 7): the compressor, ufei, gressitti and procerus speciesgroups.
There are two muscles responsible for glabellar wrinkles: the procerus muscle contracts down toward the medial edge of the muscle and causes horizontal lines in the glabella, while the corrugator superciliaris muscle pulls down and in toward the medial end of the muscle, thus creating vertical lines in the area.
This protocol establishes the aesthetic analysis of nasogenian grooves, vertical ridges in the lips area and the orbicularis eye region, procerus and forehead, as well as the appearance of marionette lines, as shown in Figure 1.
The most common is the V pattern, which can be addressed with neuromodulator injections in the procerus medial corrugators and lateral corrugators.
An electromyography and nerve conduction studies of Cranial Nerve VII and its innervated muscles revealed severe active denervation in the left frontalis muscle and severe partial denervation in the procerus muscle.