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Flashcards in THE HEAD - the face Deck (4):
1

What is unsual/unique about the muscles of the face?

they do not act as lever muscles; they do not attach to bone at both origin and insertion

2

Which muscles lack any attachment to bone?

orbicularis oris, procerus and risorius

3

What is the source of innervation for all muscles of facial expression?

facial nerve branches

4

Which divisions of the trigeminal nerve receive sensory information from the face?

all 3 divisions: ophthalmic nerve, maxillary nerve, and mandibular nerve