Medical Dictionary

risorius

play play
noun ri·so·ri·us \ri-ˈsōr-ē-əs, -ˈzȯr-\

Medical Definition of risorius

plural

risorii

\-ē-ˌī\play
  1. :  a narrow band of muscle fibers arising from the fascia over the masseter muscle, inserted into the tissues at the corner of the mouth, and acting to retract the angle of the mouth


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