Occipitofrontalis muscle :-

Occipitofrontalis muscle :-

Muscle details :-

a muscle which covers parts of the skull. It consists of two parts or bellies: The occipital belly, near the occipital bone, and the frontal belly, near the frontal bone. In humans, the occipitofrontalis only serves for facial expressions .

Origin :-

Two occipital bellies and two frontal bellies.

Insertion :-

Galea aponeurotica .

Nerve :-

Facial nerve .

Actions :-

Raises eyebrows, wrinkles forehead .

related pathology :-

In bell’s palsy related occipitofrontalis muscle paralysis .

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