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elevator muscle of upper lip

elevator muscle of upper lip in Medicine

elevator muscle of upper lip n.
A muscle with origin from the maxilla below the infraorbital foramen, with insertion to the orbicular muscle of the upper lip, with nerve supply from the facial nerve, and whose action elevates the upper lip.

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