Transverse muscle of the chin

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Transverse muscle of the chin
Scheme showing arrangement of fibers of Orbicularis oris. (Triangularis labeled at bottom right.)
Depressor anguli oris.png
Muscles of the head, face, and neck. (Labeled as triangularis near chin.)
Nerve facial nerve
Latin musculus transversus menti
TA A04.1.03.027
FMA 49080
Anatomical terms of muscle

The transversus menti, or transverse muscle of the chin, is a facial muscle that is often considered to be the superficial fibers of the depressor anguli oris muscle which cross to the other side of the face.