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frontalis
A
draws scalp anteriorly; raises eyebrows; wrinkles skin on forehead
occipitalis
A
draws scalp posteriorly
orbicularis oris
A
closes and protrudes lips as in kissing; compresses lips against teeth and shapes lips during speech
orbicularis oculi
A
closes eye
zygomaticus
A
raises upper lip and exposes; smiling
platysma
A
superficial muscle; draws lower lip inferiorly and posteriorly; pouting
masseter
A
closes mouth; elevates mandible
temporalis
A
elevates and retracts mandible
buccinator
A
presses cheeks against teeth and lips as in whistling blowing and sucking; draws corner of mouth laterally; and assists in mastication by keeping food between the teeth and not between teeth and cheeks
mylohoid
A
elevates hyoid bone and floor of mouth; depresses mandible
sternocleidomastoid
A,O,I
A=flex cervical portion of vertebral column, flex head, and elevate sternum during force inhalation
O=sternum and clavicle
I= mastoid process of temporal bone
digastricus
A
elevates hyoid bone and depresses mandible, as in opening the mouth