Styloglossus

The Styloglossus, the shortest and smallest of the three styloid muscles, arises from the anterior and lateral surfaces of the styloid process near its apex, and from the stylomandibular ligament. Passing downward and forward between the internal and external carotid arteries, it divides upon the side of the tongue near its dorsal surface, blendin...
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styloglossus

(muscle) Type: Term Definitions: 1. extrinsic muscle of tongue; action, retracts tongue; origin, lower end of styloid process; insertion, side and undersurface of tongue; nerve supply, hypoglossal. Synonyms: musculus styloglossus
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styloglossus

Relating to the styloid process and the tongue. ... See: styloglossus muscle. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Styloglossus

The styloglossus is a small and short muscle. One is located on each side of the tongue. The muscles link the sides of the tongue to the base of the skull via the bony styloid process, extending downward from the temporal bones. Contraction of these two muscles pulls the tongue back and up. The genioglossus, the styloglossus, the palatoglossus and ...
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styloglossus

Type: Term Pronunciation: stī′lō-glos′ŭs Definitions: 1. Relating to the styloid process and the tongue. See: styloglossus (muscle)
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