muscles of tongue

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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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