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levator anguli oris

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noun levator an·gu·li oris \-ˈaŋ-gyə-ˌlī-ˈȯr-əs\

Medical Definition of levator anguli oris

  1. :  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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