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Related to hypoglossus: hypoglossal nucleus, Hyoglossus muscle

hy·po·glos·sal

 (hī′pə-glŏs′əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the area under the tongue.
2. Of or relating to the hypoglossal nerve.

[hypo- + Greek glōssa, tongue.]

hypoglossal

(ˌhaɪpəˈɡlɒsəl)
adj
(Zoology) situated beneath the tongue
n
(Anatomy) short for hypoglossal nerve

hy•po•glos•sal

(ˌhaɪ pəˈglɒs əl, -ˈglɔ səl)
adj.
1. situated under the tongue.
n.
[1825–35; hypo- + Greek glôss(a) tongue (see gloss2) + -al1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypoglossal - supplies intrinsic muscles of the tongue and other tongue muscleshypoglossal - supplies intrinsic muscles of the tongue and other tongue muscles
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
Translations

hy·po·glos·sal

a. hipoglosal, rel. a una posición debajo de la lengua.
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Different studies have confirmed the efficacy of electric stimulation of the hypoglossus nerve for increasing the flow of inspired air with a resulting reduction in AHI, without sensory stimulation or associated arousals.
Trinitrate was used by the hypoglossus to relieve symptoms if chest pain remained obvious during medication.
Ein Fall von Nervenpropfung des Nervus facialis auf den Nervus hypoglossus.