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Anterior auricular muscle

Synonym: anterior ear muscle
German: Musculus auricularis anterior

1 Definition

The anterior auricular muscle is a small skin muscle of the head that counts among the exterior muscles of the ear.

2 Anatomy

The anterior anterior auricular muscle originates in the lateral border of the epicranial aponeurosis, and it inserts on the front side of the helix of the auricle.

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