depressor septi


depressor sep·​ti -ˈsep-ˌtī How to pronounce depressor septi (audio)
: a small muscle of each side of the upper lip that is inserted into the nasal septum and wing of the nose on each side and constricts the nasal opening by drawing the wing downward

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“Depressor septi.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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