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epicranius (muscle)


Definition: compound facial (scalp) muscle composed of the epicranial aponeurosis and the muscles inserting into it, the occipitofrontalis musculus and temporoparietalis musculus.

Synonym(s): musculus epicraniusTA, epicranial muscle, scalp muscle

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