Occipitofrontalis

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  1. Action
    • Frontalis: raise eyebrows and wrinkle forehead
    • Occipitalis: Anchor and retract the galea posteriorly
  2. Origin
    • Origin of both Frontalis and Occipitalis is
    • Galea aponeurotica (a broad flat tendon sheet)
  3. Insertion
    • Frontalis: skin superior to eyebrows
    • Occipitalis: superior nuchal line of the occiput
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Occipitofrontalis
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2012-05-08 15:02:20
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Occipitofrontalis
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