Procerus muscle

Last revised by Dr Daniel J Bell on 13 Jul 2019

Procerus muscle (also known as pyramidalis nasi muscle) is one of the muscles of the nose and is a muscle of facial expression.

Muscles of the nose vary in size between individuals and may be entirely absent 1.

Procerus is the Latin word meaning 'slender' 4.

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

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