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greater zygomatic muscle

greater zygomatic muscle in Medicine

greater zygomatic muscle n.
A muscle with origin from the zygomatic bone anterior to the temporozygomatic suture, with insertion into the muscles at the angle of the mouth, with nerve supply from the facial nerve, and whose action draws the upper lip up and to the side.

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