HAP face muscles

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epicranius frontalis

raise eyebrows

epicranius frontalis

forehead, attached to back of head

epicranius occipitalis

wrinkle forehead

epicranius occipitalis

back of occipital bone

orbicularis oculi

blinking, squinting eyes

oribicularis oculi

skin around eyes

orbicularis oris

encircles the mouth

orbicularis oris

kissing

buccinator

walls of cheek

buccinator

play trumpet/blow up balloon

zygomaticus

zygomatic arch to corner of mouth

zygomaticus

smile

platysma

extends from chest upward over face

platysma

pouting

masseter

lower border of zygomatic arch

masseter

close jaw
prime mover
open/close jaw

temporalis

temporal bone and in front of ear

temporalis

pull jaw up

medial pterygoid

extend back and down from sphenal palantine and maxillary bones

medial pterygoid

raise/close jaw
move jaw from side to side

lateral pterygoid

extend from just below mandibular condyle to sphenoid bone

lateral pterygoid

move jaw side to side
does not raise jaw

sternocleidomastoid

from sternum to mastoid process

sternocleidomastoid

elevate sternum, flex neck, pulls head down/from side to side
tell someone no

splenius capitis

spinous process of lower cervical and upper thoracic vertebrae

splenius capitis

tell someone no
rotates head
extends neck back

semispinalis capitis

process of lower cervical and upper thoracic vertebrae

semispinalis capitis

rotation of head, move back and front

erector spinae

iliac crest

erector spinae

bernie

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