Transverse muscle of the chin

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Transverse muscle of the chin
Gray381.png
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.)
Details
Nerve facial nerve
Identifiers
Latin musculus transversus menti
Dorlands
/Elsevier
m_22/12551238
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.