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Facial Muscles
Orbicularis Occuli A sphincter muscle.
Opens and closes
the eyes.
Used when blinking
Levator Palpebrae
Raises upper lids
Corrugator This muscle
draws the
eyebrows
together as in
frowning
Orbicularis Occuli
Corrugator
Levator Palpebrae
Orbicularis Oris A sphincter muscle.
Opens and closes
the mouth.
Pushes the lips
forward.
Procerus Depresses the eyebrows
forming wrinkles over the
bridge of the nose.
Nasalis Compresses the
nose causing
wrinkles.
Frontalis Scalp moves
forward, raises the
eyebrows.
Temporalis Aids chewing and
closing the mouth
Levator Labii Lifts the upper lip
and assists in the
opening of the
mouth.
Buccinator
Puffs out the
cheeks when
blowing.
Keeps food in
the mouthwhen
chewing.
One on each
side of the face
Risorius Pulls back the
angles of the
mouth when
smiling or
grimacing.
One on each side
of the face.
Triangularis Pulls the corner
of the mouth
down.
One on each
side of the face
Mentalis Lifts the chin
and moves the
lower lip
Sternomastoid Pulls head down
to the shoulder,
rotates the head
to the side and
pulls chin into
the chest.
Platysma Pulls down the
lower jaw and
angles of the
mouth.
Zygomaticus minor Pulls the
corners of the
mouth upwards
and sidewards.
Zygomaticus major Pulls the
corners of the
mouth upwards
and sidewards.
Masseter Lifts jaw and
teeth strength
for biting.
Frontalis
Frontalis
Procerus
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Mentalis
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Mentalis
Platysma
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Mentalis
Platysma Sternomastoid
(sternocleidomastoid)
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Mentalis
Platysma Sternomastoid
(sternocleidomastoid)
Triangularis
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Mentalis
Platysma Sternomastoid
(sternocleidomastoid)
Triangularis
Orbicul...
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Mentalis
Platysma Sternomastoid
(sternocleidomastoid)
Triangularis
Orbicul...
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Mentalis
Platysma Sternomastoid
(sternocleidomastoid)
Triangularis
Orbicul...
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Mentalis
Platysma Sternomastoid
(sternocleidomastoid)
Triangularis
Orbicul...
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Mentalis
Platysma Sternomastoid
(sternocleidomastoid)
Triangularis
Orbicul...
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Mentalis
Platysma Sternomastoid
(sternocleidomastoid)
Triangularis
Orbicul...
Frontalis
Procerus
Nasalis
Zygomaticus
Masseter
Mentalis
Platysma Sternomastoid
(sternocleidomastoid)
Triangularis
Orbicul...
Muscles To Remember
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  1. 1. Facial Muscles
  2. 2. Orbicularis Occuli A sphincter muscle. Opens and closes the eyes. Used when blinking Levator Palpebrae Raises upper lids
  3. 3. Corrugator This muscle draws the eyebrows together as in frowning
  4. 4. Orbicularis Occuli Corrugator Levator Palpebrae
  5. 5. Orbicularis Oris A sphincter muscle. Opens and closes the mouth. Pushes the lips forward.
  6. 6. Procerus Depresses the eyebrows forming wrinkles over the bridge of the nose.
  7. 7. Nasalis Compresses the nose causing wrinkles.
  8. 8. Frontalis Scalp moves forward, raises the eyebrows.
  9. 9. Temporalis Aids chewing and closing the mouth
  10. 10. Levator Labii Lifts the upper lip and assists in the opening of the mouth.
  11. 11. Buccinator Puffs out the cheeks when blowing. Keeps food in the mouthwhen chewing. One on each side of the face
  12. 12. Risorius Pulls back the angles of the mouth when smiling or grimacing. One on each side of the face.
  13. 13. Triangularis Pulls the corner of the mouth down. One on each side of the face
  14. 14. Mentalis Lifts the chin and moves the lower lip
  15. 15. Sternomastoid Pulls head down to the shoulder, rotates the head to the side and pulls chin into the chest.
  16. 16. Platysma Pulls down the lower jaw and angles of the mouth.
  17. 17. Zygomaticus minor Pulls the corners of the mouth upwards and sidewards.
  18. 18. Zygomaticus major Pulls the corners of the mouth upwards and sidewards.
  19. 19. Masseter Lifts jaw and teeth strength for biting.
  20. 20. Frontalis
  21. 21. Frontalis Procerus
  22. 22. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis
  23. 23. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus
  24. 24. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter
  25. 25. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter Mentalis
  26. 26. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter Mentalis Platysma
  27. 27. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter Mentalis Platysma Sternomastoid (sternocleidomastoid)
  28. 28. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter Mentalis Platysma Sternomastoid (sternocleidomastoid) Triangularis
  29. 29. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter Mentalis Platysma Sternomastoid (sternocleidomastoid) Triangularis Orbicularis Oris
  30. 30. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter Mentalis Platysma Sternomastoid (sternocleidomastoid) Triangularis Orbicularis Oris Risorius
  31. 31. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter Mentalis Platysma Sternomastoid (sternocleidomastoid) Triangularis Orbicularis Oris Risorius Quadrastus labii superious (Levator Labii)
  32. 32. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter Mentalis Platysma Sternomastoid (sternocleidomastoid) Triangularis Orbicularis Oris Risorius Quadrastus labii superious (Levator Labii) Levator Palpebrae
  33. 33. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter Mentalis Platysma Sternomastoid (sternocleidomastoid) Triangularis Orbicularis Oris Risorius Quadrastus labii superious (Levator Labii) Obicularis Oculi Levator palpebrae
  34. 34. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter Mentalis Platysma Sternomastoid (sternocleidomastoid) Triangularis Orbicularis Oris Risorius Quadrastus labii superious (Levator Labii) Corrugator Obicularis Oculi Levator palpebrae
  35. 35. Frontalis Procerus Nasalis Zygomaticus Masseter Mentalis Platysma Sternomastoid (sternocleidomastoid) Triangularis Orbicularis Oris Risorius Quadrastus labii superious (Levator Labii) Temporalis Corrugator Obicularis Oculi Levator palpebrae
  36. 36. Muscles To Remember • F • P • N • Z • M • M • P • T • C • O • L • Q • R • O • T • S
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