List of elevators of the human body
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Elevation, is an anatomical term of motion for movement in a superior direction.
It is the opposite of depression.
- elevation of the scapula at the shoulders (e.g. shrugging shoulders) include:
- elevation of the ribs
- upper lip
- upper lip and wing of nose
- angle of mouth
- upper eyelid
This article uses anatomical terminology; for an overview, see Anatomical terminology.