ceratoglossus

noun
cer·​a·​to·​glos·​sus | \ -səs \
plural ceratoglossi\ -​ˌsī , -​(ˌ)sē \

Definition of ceratoglossus

: the part of the hyoglossus muscle attached to the greater cornu of the hyoid

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History and Etymology for ceratoglossus

New Latin, from cerat- + -glossus (from Greek glōssa tongue)

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“Ceratoglossus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ceratoglossus. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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