palatoglossus (muscle)

pal·a·to·glos·sus (mus·cle)

[TA]
palatine muscle that forms anterior pillar of tonsillar fossa; origin, oral surface of soft palate; insertion, side of tongue; action, raises back of tongue and narrows fauces; nerve supply, pharyngeal plexus (cranial root of accessory nerve).

pal·a·to·glos·sus (mus·cle)

(pală-tō-glosŭs mŭsĕl) [TA]
Palatine muscle that forms anterior pillar of tonsillar fossa.