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n. pl. hy·o·glos·si (-glŏs′ī′)
A muscle whose action retracts and pulls down the side of the tongue.

[New Latin hȳoglossus : hȳoīdēs, the hyoid bone (from which its lower end arises); see hyoid + Greek glōssa, tongue.]


n. hiogloso, músculo de la lengua de acción retractora y lateral.
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sup][4],[6],[14] In human anatomy, the lingual artery gives rise to the sublingual artery at the anterior border of the hyoglossus muscle.
From stage 42 onward, the paired hyoglossus muscles are present medially to the paired geniohyoideus (Fig.
through cortical bone,[mandible or maxilla] into deep [extrinsic] muscle of tongue [Genioglossus, hyoglossus, palatoglossus, and styloglossus, maxillary sinus, skin of face)