Lower lip

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Lower lip
Mouth.jpg
A pair of a woman's lips.
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Head and neck.
Details
Latin labium inferius oris
inferior labial
inferior labial
Identifiers
Dorlands
/Elsevier
l_01/12473795
TA A05.1.01.009
FMA FMA:59818
Anatomical terminology

The lower lip is formed from the mandibular prominence, a branch of the first pharyngeal arch. The lower lip (also called underlip) covers the anterior body of the mandible.

It is lowered by the Depressor labii inferioris muscle and the orbiculis oris borders it inferiorly.


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