Dilator naris muscle

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 22 Sep 2021

Dilator naris muscle forms the alar component of nasalis muscle, and is one of the muscles of the nose, a subset of the facial muscles

Its overall action is to oppose the compressor naris and dilate the anterior nares

Muscles of the nose vary in size between individuals and may be entirely absent 3.

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