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Facial Muscles MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Facial Muscles
Tree Number(s)
A02.633.567.400
A14.363
Unique ID
D005152
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005152
Annotation
/growth: coord with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /‌embryol: coord with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Scope Note
Muscles of facial expression or mimetic muscles that include the numerous muscles supplied by the facial nerve that are attached to and move the skin of the face. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Mimetic Muscles
NLM Classification #
WE 705
See Also
Myofunctional Therapy
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Facial Muscles Preferred
Mimetic Muscles Narrower
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