levator anguli oris

noun

levator an·​gu·​li oris -ˈaŋ-gyə-ˌlī-ˈȯr-əs How to pronounce levator anguli oris (audio)
: 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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“Levator anguli oris.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/levator%20anguli%20oris. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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