ceratoglossus

ceratoglossus

(1) An obsolete term for the posterior part of the hyoglossus muscle, which is attached to the greater horn of the hyoid bone. 
(2) Chondroglossus muscle; musculus chondroglossus [NA6].

cer·a·to·glos·sus

(ser'ă-tō-glos'ŭs)
Main, posterior part of hyoglossus muscle (vs. chondroglossus) arising from the greater horn of the hyoid bone.
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Possible muscular injuries were a tear, straining, overstretching, or elongation of the hyobranchial apparatus, including the branchiomandibularis muscle (tongue protractor), cricohyoideus muscle (tongue retractor), stylohyoideus muscle (retracting and raising the tongue), ceratoglossus muscle, hypoglossus muscle (lateral movements of the tongue), intermandibularis muscle, serpiohyoideus muscle, interceratobranchialis muscle, mesoglossus muscle, or genioglossus muscle.