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Descriptor in English: Facial Muscles
Descriptor in Spanish: Músculos Faciales
Descriptor in Portuguese: Músculos Faciais
Descriptor in French: Muscles de la face
Entry term(s): Facial Muscle
Mimetic Muscle
Mimetic Muscles
Muscle, Facial
Muscle, Mimetic
Muscles, Facial
Muscles, Mimetic
Tree number(s): A02.633.567.400
A14.363
Scope note: Muscles of facial expression or mimetic muscles that include the numerous muscles supplied by the facial nerve that are attached to and move the skin of the face. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Annotation: /growth: coord with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /embryol: coord with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 65
See also the descriptors: Myofunctional Therapy MeSH
DeCS UI: 5253
Descriptor UI: D005152
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Facial Muscles - Preferred
Concept UI M0008118
Scope note Muscles of facial expression or mimetic muscles that include the numerous muscles supplied by the facial nerve that are attached to and move the skin of the face. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Preferred term Facial Muscles
Entry term(s) Facial Muscle
Muscle, Facial
Muscles, Facial
Mimetic Muscles - Narrower
Concept UI M0008119
Preferred term Mimetic Muscles
Entry term(s) Mimetic Muscle
Muscle, Mimetic
Muscles, Mimetic



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