Medical Dictionary

genioglossus


genioglossus

noun ge·nio·glos·sus \-ˈgläs-əs, -ˈgls-\
plural ge·nio·glos·si \-ˌī\

Definition of GENIOGLOSSUS

:  a fan-shaped muscle that arises from the superior mental spine, inserts on the hyoid bone and into the tongue, and serves to advance and retract and also to depress the tongue
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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