Items tagged “mouth”
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A lingual thyroid is a specific type of ectopic thyroid and results from the lack of normal caudal migration of the thyroid gland. NB: Location at the base of the tongue aside, the information in this article can relate to any ectopic thyroid tissue. Epidemiology The condition is congenital a...
Depressor anguli oris
The depressor anguli oris (triangularis) muscle is one of the muscles of facial expression. Summary origin: oblique line of the mandible insertion: angle of the mouth superficial fibers from both sides merge to form the transversus menti innervation: facial nerve action: depresses the...