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Depressor septi muscle

Depressor septi muscle

(Science: anatomy) a vertical fasciculus from the orbicularis oris musculus passing upward along the median line of the upper lip, and inserted into the cartilaginous septum of the nose; action, depresses septum; nerve supply, facial.

Synonym: musculus depressor septi, depressor muscle of septum.

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