procerus muscle

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procerus muscle pro·ce·rus muscle (prō-sēr'əs)
A muscle with origin from the membrane covering the bridge of the nose, with insertion into the frontal bone, with nerve supply from a branch of the facial nerve, and whose action assists the frontal bone.

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