Medical Definition of Vertical muscle of tongue

1. An intrinsic muscle of the tongue, consisting of fibres 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: musculus verticalis linguae. (05 Mar 2000)



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