Anatomy and Physiology of the Face for Cosmetic Acupuncture:
Muscles of Expression

1. The study of the structure, functions, and diseases of muscles is referred to as:

Cosmetic Acupuncture
Myology
Muscular System
Skeleton

2. The benefits of cosmetic acupuncture are:

Eliminates fine lines and softens deeper wrinkles
Improves skin tone and texture
Increases energy in skin cells and deeper tissue
Adjusts Organ and Meridian imbalances and deficiencies
All of the above

3. The _____________ nerve is the largest of the cranial nerves. The ______________ nerve is the chief motor nerve of the face.

Trigeminal, Facial
Facial, Trigeminal
Vagus, Optic
Spinal, Facial

4. The primary function of the ___________________________ is to carry nourishment and immune enhancing lymphocytes from the blood to the cells, remove waste from the cells, and move debris back to the veins in the blood system.

Facial Nerves
Circulatory System
Lymph
Motor Point

5. The point where a motor nerve enters a muscle is called a ______________.

Facial Nerves
Circulatory System
Lymph
Motor Point

6. Known as the brow lifter, the ___________________ muscle lifts the eyebrows, and draws the scalp forward.

Frontalis
Levator Labii Superioris
Corregator
Zygomatic Major

7. The muscle that contributes to skin wrinkling of the forehead, around and vertical creases between the eyebrows is called the ______________________.

Frontalis
Levator Labii Superioris
Corregator
Zygomatic Major

8. Contracting the ____________________________ muscles lifts and pulls back the upper lip, curls the nose, causes wrinkling around the eyes, and creases the cheeks.

Frontalis
Levator Labii Superioris
Corregator
Zygomatic Major

9. The contraction of the ________________________ muscle pulls the corner of the mouth upward and outward and causes creasing in the cheeks.

Frontalis
Levator Labii Superioris
Corregator
Zygomatic Major

10. The ___________________ muscle lowers the corners of the mouth and causes dimpling and wrinkling of the chin.

Orbicularis Oris
Mentalis
Zygomatic Major
Platysma

11. The _________________ muscle tenses the neck, pulls the corners of the mouth backward, closes the mandible, moves the lips, and tightens the lower jaw and lip.

Orbicularis Oris
Mentalis
Zygomatic Major
Platysma

12. Vertical folds between the eyebrows due to the action of the corrugator are referred to as __________________.

Brow Wrinkles
Glabella Creases
Crows Feet
Nasolabial Fold
Commissural Fold