hyoglossus

noun

hyo·​glos·​sus -ˈgläs-əs, -ˈglȯs- How to pronounce hyoglossus (audio)
plural hyoglossi -ˌsī How to pronounce hyoglossus (audio)
: a flat muscle on each side of the tongue connecting it with the body and the thyrohyal of the hyoid bone

called also hyoglossus muscle

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“Hyoglossus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyoglossus. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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