genioglossus


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Related to genioglossus: hyoglossus, geniohyoid, styloglossus

ge·ni·o·glos·sus (mus·cle)

[TA]
one of the paired lingual muscles; origin, mental spine of the mandible; insertion, lingual fascia beneath the mucous membrane and epiglottis; action, depresses and protrudes the tongue; nerve supply, hypoglossal.

genioglossus

(jē′nē-ō-glŏs′əs)
n. pl. genioglos·si (-ī′)
Either of a pair of muscles that connect the jaw and tongue and that depress and protrude the tongue.

genioglossus

one of the thick, fan-shaped extrinsic muscles that depress the central part of the tongue and protrude the anterior part of the tongue out of the oral fissure. The genioglossus muscles are innervated by the hypoglossal nerves.

ge·ni·o·glos·sus mus·cle

(jē'nē-ō-glos'ŭs mŭs'ĕl)
One of the paired lingual muscles; origin, mental spine of the mandible; insertion, lingual fascia beneath the mucous membrane and epiglottis; action, depresses and protrudes the tongue; nerve supply, hypoglossal.
Synonym(s): musculus genioglossus [TA] , genioglossus, musculus geniohyoglossus.

genioglossus

One of the small extrinsic muscle of the tongue. It arises from centre of the back of the jaw bone (mandible).
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