Mimic Muscles and Platysma

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Mimic Muscles[✎ edit | edit source]

All mimic muscles are innervated by the branches of the motor part of the facial nerve (Temporal , zygomatic, buccal, marginal mandibular and cervical)

Groups[✎ edit | edit source]

  • Orbital group
  • Nasal group
  • Oral group
  • Auricular group
  • Scalp group
Mimic muscles

Orbital Group[✎ edit | edit source]

  • Orbicularis oculi (marginal and palpebral parts)
  • Corrugator supercilii.

Nasal Group[✎ edit | edit source]

  • Nasalis muscle (lateral and alar parts)
  • Depressor septi nasi

Oral Group[✎ edit | edit source]

  • Orbicularis oris (marginal and labial parts)
  • Levator labii superioris
  • Levator anguli oris
  • Levator labii superioris alaeque nasi
  • Depressor labii inferioris
  • Depressor anguli oris
  • Mentalis
  • Risorius
  • Zygomaticus major
  • Zygomaticus minor

Auricular Group[✎ edit | edit source]

  • Anterior auricular
  • Posterior auricular
  • Superior auricular

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Bibliography[✎ edit | edit source]

NETTER, Frank. Atlas of Human Anatomy. 4th edition. 2006. ISBN 13 978-1-4160-3385-1.

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