chon·​dro·​glos·​sus ˌkän-drə-ˈgläs-əs, -drō- How to pronounce chondroglossus (audio)
plural chondroglossi -ˈgläs-ˌī, -ē How to pronounce chondroglossus (audio)
: a muscle arising from the lesser cornu of the hyoid bone and blending with the intrinsic muscles of the tongue

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“Chondroglossus.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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