sty·​lo·​glos·​sus ˌstī-lō-ˈgläs-əs, -ˈglȯs- How to pronounce styloglossus (audio)
plural styloglossi -ˈgläs-ˌī, -ˈglȯs- How to pronounce styloglossus (audio)
: a muscle that arises from the styloid process of the temporal bone, inserts along the side and underpart of the tongue, and functions to draw the tongue upwards

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“Styloglossus.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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