Orbicularis

Word ORBICULARIS
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The muscle that controls eye-smiling is called the orbicularis oculi, and its activation has proved to be a reliable indicator of internal happiness or mirth. ❋ Steven Johnson (2004)

Squeeze your zigomatic major, squint your orbicularis oculi, and if you really want to get things flowing ... expose your teeth. ❋ Toan Lam (2011)

Mr. JOHN MERCANTI (Chief Engraver, United States Mint): When they do a portrait, I want them to know exactly what the whole muscle structure in the face is, orbicularis oculi, orbicularis oris. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The ecoregion also represent an important refuge for certain mammals, such as otter (Lutra lutra), and for an important number of reptiles (i.e. Emys orbicularis, Mauremis caspica, Chamaelo chamaelon), as well as wintering (i.e. Anas strepera, Netta rufina) and nesting (Ardea purpurea, Nycticorax nycticorax, Circus aeruginosus) bird species. ❋ Unknown (2008)

They also represent an important refuge for certain mammals, such as otter (Lutra lutra), an important number of reptiles (i.e. Emys orbicularis, Mauremis caspica), and wintering (i.e. Anas strepera, Netta rufina) and nesting (Ardea purpurea, Nycticorax nycticorax, Circus aeruginosus) bird species. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Actually, I think the big bad wolf was referring to the orbicularis oculi that surrounds the eye and helps it to open and close. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Two pond turtles, Iberian Clemys leprosa and European Emys orbicularis are found in the lake. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Along the Atrek river down to its delta, one finds the Central Asian otter (Lutra lutra), jungle cat (Felis chaus), wild boar (Sus scrofa), turtles (Emys orbicularis, Mauremys caspica), and Coluber schmidti. ❋ Unknown (2008)

When trying to lie your way through any situation, keep a tight rein on your zygo maticus major and your orbicularis oculi. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Because when we genuinely smile, there ` s two muscles that come into play: the zeugmatic muscle at the side of the mouth and the orbicularis oculi under the eye. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Modern brain scans show that pleasure centers in the brain light up in sync with the orbicularis oculi, but show no activity during fake smiles created with the mouth alone. ❋ Steven Johnson (2004)

Oedipal complex opium poppy optical illusions optic nerve orbicularis oculi organs ❋ Steven Johnson (2004)

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