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mentalis (muscle)

 

Definition: facial muscle of chin; origin, incisor fossa of mandible; insertion, skin of chin; action, raises and wrinkles skin of chin, thus elevating the lower lip; nerve supply, facial.

Synonym(s): musculus mentalisTA, chin muscle, musculus levator labii inferioris

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