palatoglossus

(muscle) Type: Term Definitions: 1. palatine muscle that forms anterior pillar of tonsillar fossa; origin, oral surface of soft palate; insertion, side of tongue; action, raises back of tongue and narrows fauces; nerve supply, pharyngeal plexus (cranial root of accessory nerve). Synonyms: musculus palatoglossus, glossopalatinus, ...
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palatoglossus

Synonym for palatoglossus muscle ... <anatomy> Forms anterior pillar of tonsillar fossa; origin, oral surface of soft palate; insertion, side of tongue; action, raises back of tongue and narrows fauces; nerve supply, pharyngeal plexus (cranial root of accessory nerve). ... Synonym: musculus palatoglossus, glossopalatinus, musculus glossopalat...
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Palatoglossus

The palatoglossus muscle (glossopalatinus) originates from the soft palate and inserts on the side of the tonge. Humans have one on each side of the tongue. The two palatoglossus muscles work together to raise the back of the tongue. These two muscle are innervated by the pharyngeal plexus. The genioglossus, the styloglossus, the
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palatoglossus

Type: Term Pronunciation: pal′ă-tō-glos′ŭs Synonyms: palatoglossus (muscle)
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