Medical Dictionary

hyoglossus

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noun hyo·glos·sus \-ˈgläs-əs, -ˈglȯs-\

Medical Definition of hyoglossus

plural

hyoglossi

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  1. :  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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