Hyoglossus: The muscle that permits the tongue to be held on the floor of the mouth.
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Hy`o·glos'sus noun [ New Latin , from hyo- hyo- + Greek glw^ssa tongue.] (Anat.) A flat muscle on either side of the tongue, connecting it with the hyoid bone.
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• (n.) A flat muscle on either side of the tongue, connecting it with the hyoid bone.
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hyoglossus 1. A flat muscle on either side of the tongue, connecting it with the hyoid bone. 2. The muscle that permits the tongue to be held on the floor of the mouth.
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The Hyoglossus, thin and quadrilateral, arises from the side of the body and from the whole length of the greater cornu of the hyoid bone, and passes almost vertically upward to enter the side of the tongue, between the Styloglossus and Longitudinalis inferior. The hyoglossus depresses and retracts...
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The hyoglossus is a thin, flat strap of muscle located on each side of the tongue. It originates from the side of the wishbone-shaped hyoid bone in the throat and passes vertically to be inserted inside of the tongue. It is innervated by the hypoglossal nerve (motor) and the lingual nerve (sensory) ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hī′ō-glos′ŭs Synonyms: hyoglossus (muscle)
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(muscle) Type: Term Definitions: 1. muscle of tongue; origin, body and greater horn of hyoid bone; insertion, side of the tongue; action, retracts and pulls down side of tongue; nerve supply, motor by hyoglossal, sensory by lingual. Synonyms: musculus hyoglossus, hyoglossal muscle, hyoglossus...
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