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The Corrugator Supercilii is a muscle of facial expression of the eye. The muscles of facial expression of the eye are:
- Inferior frontal bone to the fascia/skin above the eyebrow.
- Draws the eyebrow inferomedially.
- The word corrugator is Latin for wrinkled; think corrugated cardboard. The corrugator supercilii is so-named because it wrinkles the skin superomedial to the eye.
- Contraction of the corrugator supercilii can also help to shield the eye from bright sunlight.