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depressor supercilii (muscle)


Definition: facial muscle arising from nasal part of frontal bone, medial to the corrugator supercili and inserting into the skin underlying the middle of the eyebrow; action, depresses eyebrow; nerve supply, facial.

Synonym(s): musculus depressor superciliiTA, depressor muscle of eyebrow

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