Depressor labii inferioris muscle :-

Depressor labii inferioris :-

Muscle details :- 

depressor labii inferioris muscle

This muscle arises from the oblique line of the mandible, and inserts on the skin of the lower lip, blending in with the orbicularis oris muscle. At its origin, depressor labii is continuous with the fibers of the platysma muscle. Much yellow fat is intermingled with the fibers of this muscle.

Origin :-

depressor labii is continuous with the fibers of the platysma muscle. Much yellow fat is intermingled with the fibers of this muscle.

Insertion :-

the skin of the lower lip, blending in with the orbicularis oris muscle.

Nerve supply :-

the mandibular division of the facial nerve. This muscle helps to depress the lower lip.

Action :-

depressor labii inferioris muscle action

This muscle helps to depress the lower lip.

Related pathology :-

In Bell’s palsy depressor labii inferioris muscle commonly paralysis .

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