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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 9: Figure 1

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Superficial face and neck muscles, seen from the front.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


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Superficial face and neck muscles, seen from the front

a) Frontal bone.
b) Zygomatic process.
c) Zygomatic bone.
d) Zygomatic arch.
e) Maxilla.
f) Mandible.
g) Nasal cartilage.
h) Clavicle.
i) Inferior lip.
k) Upper lip.
l) Lower eyelid.
m) Medial palpebral ligament.

  1. frontal m.
  2. galea aponeurotica.
  3. procerus m (s. pyramidalis nasi m. in continuity with the frontal m).
  4. orbicularis oculi m., internal stratum.
  5. external stratum of orbicularis oculi m.
  6. corrigator supercilii (covered by orbicularis oculi).
  7. m. levator labii superioris alaeque nasi.
  8. m. levator labi superioris propria.
  9. m. zygomaticus minor.
  10. m. zygomaticus major.
  11. m. levator anguli oris.
  12. m. levator palpebrae superioris.
  13. m. buccinator.
  14. m. orbicularis oris (s. sphincter oris).
  15. m. depressor anguli oris (s. triangularis menti).
  16. m. depressor labi inferioris (s. quadratus menti).
  17. m. levator menti (s. mentalis).
  18. m. masseter.
  19. m. temporalis.
  20. m. sternocleidomastoideus.
  21. m. sternocleidomastoideus, clavicular portion.
  22. m. sternocleidomastoideus, sternal portion.
  23. m. sternohyoideus.
  24. m. sternothyroideus.
  25. m. trapezius, anterior portion.
  26. m. omohyoideus.
  27. m. levator anguli scapulae.
  28. m. scalenus anterior.
  29. m. scalenus media.
  30. m. auricularis anterior.
  31. m. compressor nasi (s. nasilis).
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