The orbicularis oris is a superficial facial muscle with fibers that encircle the opening of the oral cavity that attaches to the maxilla, mandible, skin and modiolus, and that participates in oral/pharyngeal behaviors, and is innervated by the facial nerve (CN VII). [ https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7580.2009.01111.x FEED:rd http://www.feedexp.org/wiki/Mammalian_Muscle_Ontology_Workshop MFMO:0000058 https://doi.org/10.1002/ar.21355 ]

Synonyms: orbicularis oris

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Term information

depicted by

Orbicularis:oris.jpg

external definition

The orbicularis oris is a superficial facial muscle that attaches to the skin and modiolus, and that participates in oral/pharyngeal behaviors, and is innervated by the facial nerve .[FEED]

has related synonym

incisivii labii superioris

nasolabialis muscle

orbicularis oris

musculus orbicularis oris

incisivii labii inferioris

id

UBERON:0010933

see also

https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/473