levator anguli oris

noun
levator an·​gu·​li oris | \ -ˈaŋ-gyə-ˌlī-ˈȯr-əs How to pronounce levator anguli oris (audio) \

Medical Definition of levator anguli oris

: a facial muscle that arises from the maxilla, inclines downward to be inserted into the corner of the mouth, and draws the lips up and back

called also caninus

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