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What is the kissing muscle?

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What is the kissing muscle?

Muscles of the Mouth

There are many different muscles of the mouth that allow it to move into different positions for talking, eating, and making facial expressions. The 'kissing muscle' is one of the muscles found encircling the lips.

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The Orbicularis Oris is commonly known as 'the kissing muscle'. It is the muscle that surrounds the mouth enabling the lips to be pursed together or...

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Anatomy and Physiology of the Mouth

from Biology 105: Anatomy & Physiology

Chapter 17 / Lesson 1
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