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
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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[19] Extrinsic muscles of tongue namely genioglossus, hyoglossus, styloglossus and palatoglossus are responsible for positioning the tongue in the oral cavity.
The nerve extends from the anteriorlateral part of medulla to hypoglossal nerve, controlling eight muscles of tongue movement.
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.