Hyoglossal
Hyoglossal Hy`o*glos"sal, a. [Hyo- + Gr. ? tongue.] (Anat.) (a) Pertaining to or connecting the tongue and hyodean arch; as, the hyoglossal membrane. (b) Of or pertaining to the hyoglossus muscle. [1913 Webster]

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  • hyoglossal — Relating to the hyoid bone and the tongue. SYN: glossohyal. * * * hyo·glos·sal gläs əl adj 1) of, relating to, or connecting the tongue and hyoid bone 2) of or relating to the hyoglossus * * * hyo·glos·sal (hi″o glosґəl) [hyoid bone +… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyoglossal — hyo·glossal …   English syllables

  • hyoglossal — |hīō+ adjective Etymology: hy + glossal 1. : of or relating to the tongue and hyoid arch 2. [New Latin hyoglossus + English al] : of or relating to the hyoglossus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hyoglossal membrane — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 242 GrayPage = 1132 Caption = Caption2 = Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = m 08 DorlandsSuf = 12522755 The hyoglossal membrane is a… …   Wikipedia

  • hyoglossal membrane — a fibrous lamina connecting the undersurface of the tongue with the hyoid bone …   Medical dictionary

  • hyoglossal muscle — hyoglossus muscle musculus hyoglossus …   Medical dictionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hyo- — Hy o [See {Hyod}.] A prexif used in anatomy, and generally denoting connection with the hyoid bone or arch; as, hyoglossal, hyomandibular, hyomental, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyoglossus — Muscle infobox Name = Hyoglossus Latin = musculus hyoglossus GraySubject = 242 GrayPage = 1129 Caption = Extrinsic muscles of the tongue. Left side. (Hyoglossus visible at center.) Caption2 = Muscles of the neck. Anterior view. Hyoglossal muscle… …   Wikipedia

  • Posterior tongue — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = pars posterior dorsi linguae GraySubject = 243 GrayPage = 1125 Caption = Tongue Caption2 = The entrance to the larynx, viewed from behind. Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = hypoglossal (motor),… …   Wikipedia

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