Medical Definition of Hyoglossal muscle

1. A flat muscle on either side of the tongue, connecting it with the hyoid bone. Origin, body and greater horn of hyoid bone; insertion, side of the tongue; action, retracts and pulls down side of tongue; nerve supply, motor by hypoglossal, sensory by lingual. Synonym: musculus hyoglossus, hyoglossal muscle, hyoglossus. Origin: NL, fr. Hyo- hyo- + Gr. Tongue. (08 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyoglossal Muscle

hymnsheets
hympne
hympnes
hynagogic
hynde
hyndes
hyndreste
hyo-
hyobranchial cleft
hyoepiglottic
hyoepiglottic ligament
hyoepiglottidean
hyoganoidei
hyoglossal
hyoglossal membrane
hyoglossal muscle (current term)
hyoglossi
hyoglossus
hyoglossus muscle
hyoid
hyoid apparatus
hyoid arch
hyoid bone
hyoid bones
hyoidal
hyoidean
hyoids
hyomandibula
hyomandibular
hyomandibular cleft

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