Depressor septi muscle :-

Depressor septi :-

Muscle details :- 

depressor septi muscle

The depressor septi (Depressor alœ nasi) arises from the incisive fossa of the maxilla. Its fibers ascend to be inserted into the nasal septum and back part of the alar part of nasalis muscle. It lies between the mucous membrane and muscular structure of the lip.

Origin :- the depressor septi (Depressor alœ nasi) arises from the incisive fossa of the maxilla.

Insertion :-

its fibers ascend to be inserted into the nasal septum and back part of the alar part of nasalis muscle.

It lies between the mucous membrane and muscular structure of the liP.

Nerve supply :-

The depressor septi nasi receives nerve supply from the buccal branch of the facial nerve (CN VII).

Muscle action :-

depressor septi muscle action

The depressor septi is a direct antagonist of the other muscles of the nose, drawing the ala of the nose downward, and thereby constricting the aperture of the nares.

Works like the alar part of the nasalis muscle.

related pathology :-

In Bell’s palsy depressor septi muscle commonly paralysis .

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