levator labii superioris

noun
levator la·​bii su·​pe·​ri·​or·​is | \ -ˈlā-bē-ˌī-su̇-ˌpir-ē-ˈȯr-əs How to pronounce levator labii superioris (audio) \

Medical Definition of levator labii superioris

: a facial muscle arising from the lower margin of the orbit and inserting into the muscular substance of the upper lip which it elevates

called also quadratus labii superioris

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“Levator labii superioris.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/levator%20labii%20superioris. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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