Medical Dictionary

zygomaticus minor

noun

Definition of ZYGOMATICUS MINOR

:  a slender band of muscle on each side of the face that arises from the zygomatic bone, inserts into the upper lip between the zygomaticus major and the levator labii superioris, and acts to raise the upper lip upward and laterally

Illustration of ZYGOMATICUS MINOR

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