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Other Terms: Musculus procerus, Muscle procérus
Latin muscle parts
Branchial arch muscle – second arch (Facial muscle)
In English, this muscle’s name is the tall, slender muscle. The Latin word procerus means “tall or slender.”
Lateral surface of the nasal bone and the superior portion of the lateral nasal cartilage
Skin between eyebrows and lower part of the forehead
Pulls the medial end of the eyebrow downward. It works with the corrugator supercilii and medial aspect of the orbicularis oculi to produce the transverse wrinkles across the top of the nose.
Facial nerve (Cranial nerve VII)
Supraorbital branch of the ophthalmic artery.