Elevator muscle of upper lip

Elevator muscle of upper lip --> levator labii superioris

(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, maxilla below infraorbital foramen; insertion, orbicularis oris of upper lip; action, elevates upper lip; nerve supply, facial.

Synonym: musculus levator labii superioris, caput infraorbitale quadrati labii superioris, elevator muscle of upper lip.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Elevator_muscle_of_upper_lip&oldid=66725"
First | Previous (Elevator muscle of prostate) | Next (Elevator muscle of upper lip and wing of nose) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.