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Head and Neck
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Head and Neck Anatomy
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Head and Neck Anatomy
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Head and Neck

  1. Muscle of facial expression that lifts the eyebrows when surprised
    Epicranial
  2. Muscle that closes eyelid
    Orbicularis Oculi
  3. Eye muscle responsible for frowning expression
    Corrugator Supercilli
  4. Muscle responsible for closing and pursing lips as well as pouting and grimacing
    Orbicularis Oris
  5. Chewing Muscle
    Buccinator
  6. Muscle that stretches lips
    Risorius
  7. Muscle that raises upper lip
    Levator Labii Superioris
  8. Muscle raises upper lip and dilates nostrils when sneering
    Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi
  9. 2 muscles whose primary function is smiling
    Zygomaticus major; Levator anguli oris
  10. Raises upper lip, assists in smiling
    Zygomaticus minor
  11. Frowning muscle
    Depressor anguli oris
  12. Muscle that lowers lower lip
    Depressor labii inferioris
  13. Muscle that raises chin and protrudes lower lip
    Mentalis
  14. Raises neck skin and assists in grimacing
    Platysma
  15. 3 muscles of mastication that elevates the mandible
    Masseter, temporalis and medial pterygoid
  16. Muscle of mastication that elevates and retracts the mandible
    Temporalis
  17. Muscle of mastication that slightly depresses the mandible, protrudes the mandible, and when one muscle is activated the jaw deviates to the right or the left
    Lateral pterygoid
  18. Digastric, mylohyoid, stylohyoid,and geniohyoid muscles are in which muscle group?
    Suprahyoid
  19. Sternothroid, sternohyoid, omohyoid, and thyrohyoid muscles are in which muscle group?
    Infrahyoid
  20. Muscle that protrudes tongue and depresses portions of the tongue
    Genioglossus
  21. Muscle that retracts tongue
    Styloglossus
  22. Muscle that depresses tongue
    Hyoglossus
  23. Muscle that elevates and arches tongue and depresses soft palate toward the tongue
    Palatoglossus (anterior faucial pillar)
  24. TMJ ligament that runs from the styloid process of the temporal bone to the angle of the mandible
    Stylomandibular ligament