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levator labii superioris alaeque nasi

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noun levator labii superioris alae·que na·si \-ā-ˈlē-kwē-ˈnā-ˌzī\

Medical Definition of levator labii superioris alaeque nasi

  1. :  a muscle that arises from the nasal process of the maxilla, that passes downward and laterally, that divides into a part inserting into the alar cartilage and one inserting into the upper lip, and that dilates the nostril and raises the upper lip


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