occipitofrontalis

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occipitofrontalis

[äk¦sip·əd·ō‚frən′tal·is]
(anatomy)
A muscle in two parts, the frontal (inserting in the skin of the forehead) and the occipital (inserting in the galea sponeurotica).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The temporal branch of the facial nerve is one of the five branches of the facial nerves, which pierces the upper edge of the parotid gland, crosses the zygomatic arch to reach the temporal region, and dominates the frontal belly of the occipitofrontalis muscle, orbicularis muscle, and others (Davies et al., 2012).