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Head & Neck Muscles

Muscles of head and neck with action and innervation.

Frontalis M. Pulls eyelids and eyebrows up (look surprised) (blank)
Procerus M. Wrinkles root of the nose (blank)
Corrugator supercilii M. Arching of eyebrows (stuck-up) (blank)
Orbicularis Oculi M. Closes eyelids (sphincter), supports skin around eye (blank)
Nasalis M. Pulls ala open by dilating nares fibers (blank)
Levator Labii superioris alaegue nasii M. Elevates upper lip at sides of nose (blank)
Zygomaticus minor & major M. Retracts and raises lip upward & backward (smiling). (blank)
Levator labii superioris M. Snarling-- Elvis impression (blank)
Risorius M. Grinning -- pulls edges of mouth back (blank)
Depressor angular inferioris M. Frowning (blank)
Depressor labii inferioris M. Inferior depressor of the angle of the mouth (pouting). (blank)
Mentalis M. Protects and tightens skin of chin. (blank)
Orbicularis Oris M. Keeps food in mouth, protrudes lips for kissing. (blank)
Platysma M. Grimacing, tenses skin of inferior face and neck. (blank)
Buccinator M. Controls cheeks, puffs in and out. (blank)
Temporalis M. Attaches at coronoid process. Elevates mandible and closes jaw V3 (Trigeminal --> Madibular)
Masseter M. Closes jaw = elevates mandible V3
Created by: ssherwo