Muscles of the Face, Head, and Neck

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Buccinator

Sucks the checks to inside of mouth

Buccinator

Lateral side of face between the zygomatic and teh mandible

Depressor labii inferioris

Pulls the lower lip inferiorly

Depressor labii inferioris

Extends from teh lower lip to the mandible

Depressor anguli oris

Pulls the corner of the lower lip inferiorly

depressor anguli oris

extends from the corner of the lower lip t the mandible

levator labii superioris

raises the upper lip

levator labii superioris

from the orbicularis oris to inferior eye socket

zygomaticus major and minor

raises corner of upper lip

zygomaticus major and minor

corner of mouth to zygomatic bone

Mentalis

protrudes lower lip

mentalis

skin of lip to mandible (mental protuberance)

orbicularis oculi

closes eye

orbicularis oculi

encircles eye

corrugator supercilii

pulls forehead skin inferiorly and draws eyebrows together

corrugator supercilii

from eyebrow to superior orbit of the eye socket

procerus

flares nostrils

procerus

from cartilage on distal end of nose to skin of forehead

nasalis

depresses the distal end of the nose

nasalis

on nasal bone (transversely)

masseter

raises the mandible to close the mouth

masseter

lateral surface of ramus to zygomatic

orbicularis oris

presses lips together

orbicularis oris

encircles the mouth

pterygoid

moves the mandible side to side

pterygoid

medial surface of the ramus to the pterygoid processes

digastric

lower the mandible to open the mouth

digastric

from the inferior surface of the mandible to the hyoid bone

mylohyoid

raises the mandible to close the mouth

mylohyoid

medial region of body of mandible (on inferior surface) to the hyoid bone

frontalis

raises the eybrows

frontalis

from eyebrows to the galea aponeurotica on the superior part of the skull

occipitlis

retracts the scalp

occipitalis

galea aponeurotica to the inferior edge of the occipital bone

platysma

lowers the mandible to open the mouth

platysma

from inferior edge of mandible to clavicle and acromion of the scapula

temporalis

raises the mandible to close the mouth

temporalis

from the coroniod process of the mandible to lateral surface of the skull covering the temporal bone

omohyoid

lowers the hyoid bone in the lyrynx

omohyoid

from hyoid bone to clavicle

stylohyoid

raises larynx

stylohyoid

from hyoid bone to the styloid process

sternocleidomastoid

flexes the neck or tilts the head from side to side

sternocleidomastoid

mastoid process to sternal end of clavicle and manubrium of the sternum

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