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Lower lip

Lower lip
A pair of a woman's lips.
Head and neck.
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Latin labium inferius oris
inferior labial
inferior labial
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Anatomical terminology

The lower lip is formed from the mandibular prominence, a branch of the first pharyngeal arch. The lower lip (also called underlip) covers the anterior body of the mandible.

It is lowered by the depressor labii inferioris muscle and the orbiculis oris borders it inferiorly.

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