depressor septi

noun
depressor sep·​ti | \ -ˈsep-ˌtī How to pronounce depressor septi (audio) \

Medical Definition of depressor septi

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/depressor%20septi. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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