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Depressor Supercilii muscle
2012-07-01 19:18:22

The Depressor Supercilii is a muscle of the eye in the human body. While many authoritative figures consider this muscle to be part of the orbicularis oculi, most dermatologists, ophthalmologists and plastic surgeons hold that it is a distinct muscle and has a definite, individual effect on the movement of the eyebrow and skin of the glabella. The depressor supercilii originates on the...

Occipitofrontalis Muscle
2012-07-01 19:15:31

The occipitofrontalis or epicranius is a muscle of the human skull and consists of two parts: The occipital belly, near the occipital bone, and the frontal belly, near the frontal bone. Some authorities consider this muscle to be a structure consisting of two distinct muscles: the Frontalis and the occipitalis. However, it has been classified as a single muscle by International Anatomical...

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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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