muscles of tongue

mus·cles of tongue

[TA]
extrinsic muscles include the genioglossus, hyoglossus, chondroglossus, and styloglossus muscles; intrinsic muscles comprise the vertical, transverse, and the superior and inferior longitudinal; all are innervated by the hypoglossal nerve.
Synonym(s): musculi linguae [TA], lingual muscles

mus·cles of tongue

(mŭsĕlz tŭng) [TA]
Extrinsic muscles include the genioglossus, hyoglossus, chondroglossus, and styloglossus muscles; intrinsic muscles comprise the vertical, transverse, and the superior and inferior longitudinal; all are innervated by the hypoglossal nerve.
Synonym(s): lingual muscles.
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MRI of neck and soft tissue revealed large mixed intense areas with T2 hyper intense areas in the left side of oral cavity and left sub mandibular region displacing muscles of tongue superiorly and to right side compromising posterior part of oral cavity and oro pharynx with no intra cranial or intra thoracic connection and a defect in the posterior part of hard palate was noted (Fig.