Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle

What is Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle?

Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle meaning Muscle of facial expression. Its main function is to raise the upper lip and dilate the nostrils.Other muscles of facial expression include:BuccinatorFrontalisLevator labii superiorisLevator labii superioris alaeque nasiMentalisOccipitalisOrbicularis orisRisoris Zygomaticus majorZygomaticus minor

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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