zygomaticus minor (muscle)

zy·go·ma·ti·cus mi·nor (mus·cle)

[TA]
facial muscle of anterior cheek extending to upper lip; origin, zygomatic bone posterior to zygomaticomaxillary suture; insertion, orbicularis oris of upper lip; action, draws upper lip upward and outward; nerve supply, facial.
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