styloglossus


styloglossus
Relating to the styloid process and the tongue. See s. (muscle).

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sty·lo·glos·sus .stī-lō-'gläs-əs, -'glȯs- n, pl -glos·si -'gläs-.ī, -'glȯs- a muscle that arises from the styloid process of the temporal bone, inserts along the side and underpart of the tongue, and functions to draw the tongue upwards

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n.
a muscle that extends from the tongue to the styloid process of the temporal bone. It serves to draw the tongue upwards and backwards.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • styloglossus — sty·lo·glos·sus …   English syllables

  • styloglossus — n. a muscle that extends from the tongue to the styloid process of the temporal bone. It serves to draw the tongue upwards and backwards …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • styloglossus — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Styloglossus musculus — Styloglossus musculus, der Zungenmuskel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • M. styloglossus — Musculus styloglossus Zungenmuskeln des Menschen Ursprung Processus styloideus des Schläfenbeins und Ligamentum stylomandibulare Ansatz Zunge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus styloglossus — Zungenmuskeln des Menschen Ursprung Processus styloideus des Schläfenbeins und Ligamentum stylomandibulare Ansatz …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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