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transversus menti (muscle)


Definition: facial muscle of chin formed as inconstant fibers of the depressor anguli oris musculus continue into the neck and cross to the opposite side inferior to the chin.

Synonym(s): musculus transversus mentiTA, transverse muscle of chin

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