A narroow bundle of muscular fibres arising over the masseter muscle and inserted into tissues at the corner of the mouth. They draw the angle of the mouth laterally.
- G. D. Santorini:
Observationes anatomicae. Venetiis, apus J. B. Recurti, 1724; Leiden, 1939.
- B. S. Albinus:
Tabulae selecti et musculorum corporis humani.
Lugduni Batavorum, Leiden, J. & H. Verbeek 1747.
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