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Muscles

Levator Scapulae Muscle

The levator scapulae muscle is an elongated muscle present in the shoulder girdle. It acts as a connection between the upper limb and the vertebral column and can be located in the posterior triangle of the neck. Sternocleidomastoid covers the superior aspect of the levator scapulae whereas its

Orbicularis Oculi

The orbicularis oculi is a large muscle that completely surrounds each orbital orifice and extends into each eyelid. It closes the eyelids. It has two major parts: The outer orbital part is a broad ring that encircles the orbital orifice and extends outward beyond the orbital rim.

Styloglossus Muscle

The styloglossus muscle is one of the extrinsic tongue muscles and  is the shortest and smallest muscle from the Styloid muscle group. Origin The styloglossus muscle emerges via the anterior margin of the styloid process near its apex, and through the stylohyoid ligament. Insertion Styloglossus curves forwards and medially, and

Procerus (Pyramidalis Nasi)

The procerus a.k.a. Pyramidalis nasi is a small muscle which is found superficial towards the nasal bone and operates while a person frowns. In order to create transverse wrinkles superior to the bridge of the nose, the procerus pulls the medial margin of the eyebrows inferior. Origin

Buccinator Muscle

Buccinator Muscle is the muscle of the cheek. The buccinator forms the muscular component of the cheek and is used every time air expanding the cheeks is forcefully expelled. It is in the space between the mandible and the maxilla, and is quite deep to the other

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