vertical muscle of tongue

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ver·ti·cal mus·cle of tongue

[TA]
an intrinsic muscle of the tongue, consisting of fibers that pass from the aponeurosis of the dorsum to the aponeurosis of the inferior surface; action, decreases the superior to inferior dimension of (flattens) the tongue; nerve supply, hypoglossal for motor, lingual for sensory.
Synonym(s): musculus verticalis linguae [TA]

ver·ti·cal mus·cle of tongue

(vĕr'ti-kăl mŭs'ĕl tŭng) [TA]
An intrinsic muscle of the tongue, consisting of fibers that pass from the aponeurosis of the dorsum to the aponeurosis of the inferior surface; action, decreases the superior to inferior dimension of (i.e., flattens) the tongue; nerve supply, hypoglossal for motor, lingual for sensory.
Synonym(s): musculus verticalis linguae [TA] .
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