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Muscles of the Head

Naming of muscles

Occipitalis Origin? Occipital and temporal bones
Occipitalis Insertion? Galea aponeurotica (scalp)
Occipitalis Action? Draws scalp posteriorly
Occipitalis Nerve supply? CN VII(7) (facial nerve)
Frontalis Origin? Galea aponeurotica
Frontalis Insertion? Facia and skin superior to the eye and nose
Frontalis Action? Draws the scalp anteriorly and elevates the eyebrows
Frontalis Nerve supply? CN VII (7) (facial nerve)
Temporoparietalis Origin? Fascia superior to the ear
Temporoparietalis Insertion? Lateral border of the galea aponeurotica
Temporoparietalis Action? Elevates the ear and tightens the scalp
Temporoparietalis Nerve Supply? CN VII (7)(fascial nerve)
Auricularis Origin? looks like a clock around the ear- Anterior: anterior fascia to the ear, Superior: Lateral margin of the galea aponeurotica, Posterior: temporal Bone
Auricularis Insertion? Anterior: Spine of the helix, Superior: Superior aspect of cranial surfaceof the ear, Posterior: Draws the ear posteriorly
Auricularis Nerve Supply? CN VII (7) (facial nerve)
Created by: LCaban77



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