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Musculus zygomaticus major

musculus zygomaticus major --> zygomaticus major

(Science: anatomy, muscle) origin, zygomatic bone anterior to temporozygomatic suture; insertion, muscles at angle of mouth; action, draws upper lip upward and laterally; nerve supply, facial.

Synonym: musculus zygomaticus major, greater zygomatic muscle, musculus zygomaticus.


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