superior longitudinal muscle of tongue

(redirected from musculus longitudinalis superior linguae)

su·pe·ri·or lon·gi·tu·di·nal mus·cle of tongue

[TA]
an intrinsic muscle of the tongue, running from base to tip on the dorsum just beneath the mucous membrane; action, shortens the upper part of the tongue; nerve supply, motor by hypoglossal, sensory by lingual.

su·pe·ri·or lon·gi·tu·di·nal mus·cle of tongue

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr lon'ji-tū'di-năl mŭs'ĕl tŭng) [TA]
An intrinsic muscle of tongue, running from base to tip on dorsum just beneath mucous membrane; action, shortens upper part of tongue; nerve supply, motor by hypoglossal, sensory by lingual.
Synonym(s): musculus longitudinalis superior linguae, superficial lingual muscle.
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