Levator anguli oris
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This article is about the muscle. For the grindcore band, see Caninus (band).
|Levator anguli oris|
Scheme showing arrangement of fibers of Orbicularis oris.
|Latin||musculus levator anguli oris|
|buccal branches of the facial nerve|
|Actions||smile (elevates angle of mouth)|
|Anatomical terms of muscle|
Its fibers are inserted into the angle of the mouth, intermingling with those of the Zygomaticus, Triangularis, and Orbicularis oris. Specifically, the levator anguli oris is innervated by the buccal branches of the facial nerve.
- ‹See TfD›Origin, insertion and nerve supply of the muscle at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
- -160759731 at GPnotebook
- Levator+anguli+oris+muscle at eMedicine Dictionary
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