Mentalis muscle

What is Mentalis muscle?

Mentalis muscle meaning Muscle of facial expression. Its main function is to raise and protrude the lower lip as when in doubt.Other muscles of facial expression include:BuccinatorFrontalisLevator labii superiorisLevator labii superioris alaeque nasiOccipitalisOrbicularis orisRisoris Zygomaticus majorZygomaticus minor

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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