chondroglossus

noun
chon·​dro·​glos·​sus | \ ˌkän-drə-ˈgläs-əs, -drō- How to pronounce chondroglossus (audio) \
plural chondroglossi\ -​ˈgläs-​ˌī, -​ē How to pronounce chondroglossi (audio) \

Medical Definition of chondroglossus

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chondroglossus. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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