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procerus (muscle)


Definition: facial muscle of central forehead; insertion, into frontalis; action, assists frontalis; origin, from membrane covering bridge of nose; nerve supply, branch of facial.

Synonym(s): musculus procerusTA, procerusTA, musculus pyramidalis nasi

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