Skip to Content

levator anguli oris (muscle)

 

Definition: facial muscle of upper lip; origin, canine fossa of maxilla; insertion, orbicularis oris and skin at angle of mouth; action, raises angle of mouth; nerve supply, facial.

Synonym(s): musculus levator anguli orisTA, musculus caninus, musculus triangularis labii superioris

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Medical Disclaimer

Hide