Medical Definition of Hyoglossus 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 Hyoglossus Muscle

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

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