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Muscles & functions

Muscles of facial expressions

Occipito frontalis Suprise Look, Forehead - Raises eyebrows.wrinkles on forehead
Corrugator Frowning expression in between eyebrows.draws eyebrows togther
Orbicularis oculi Winking and closeses eyelids
Risorious Smiling. found on corners of mouth. draws mouth corners outwards
Buccinator blowing.inside cheeks,compresses cheeks
Zygomaticus major & minor Laughing. Lifts corners of mouth
Procerus distaste expression. Location bridge of nose. causes wrinkles on nose
Nasalis Anger expression. covers front of nose. opens and closes nasal openings
Depressor labii sulking expression.surrounds lower lip,draws lip down
Orbicularis oris Pout/kiss, mouth area. purses lip also closes mouth
Triangularis sad expression. corner of lower lip extends over chin, draws down mouth corners
Mentalis doubt expression. covers front of chin,raises lower lip causing chin to wrinkle
Platysma Fear expression. sides of neck and chin,draws mouth corners down & up
Trapezius On the back - pulls head back
Deltoid Lifts arm up
Pectoralis chest
masseter chew
sterno-cleido mastiod mastiod rotates head
Created by: fatz