hypoglossus

noun
hy·​po·​glos·​sus | \ -ˈglä-səs How to pronounce hypoglossus (audio) \
plural hypoglossi\ -​ˌsī How to pronounce hypoglossus (audio) , -​(ˌ)sē How to pronounce hypoglossus (audio) \

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“Hypoglossus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypoglossus. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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