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Elevator muscle of upper lip and wing of nose

Elevator muscle of upper lip and wing of nose --> levator labii superioris alaeque nasi

(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, root of nasal process of maxilla; insertion, wing of nose and orbicularis oris muscle of upper lip; action, elevates upper lip and wing of nose; nerve supply, facial.

Synonym: musculus levator labii superioris alaeque nasi, caput angulare quadrati labii superioris, elevator muscle of upper lip and wing of nose.


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