Medical Definition of Musculus genioglossus

1. One of the paired lingual muscles; origin, mental spine of the mandible; insertion, lingual fascia beneath the mucous membrane and epiglottis; action, depresses and protrudes the tongue; nerve supply, hypoglossal. Synonym: musculus genioglossus, genioglossal muscle, genioglossus, musculus geniohyoglossus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Genioglossus

musculus flexor digitorum superficialis
musculus flexor hallucis brevis
musculus flexor hallucis longus
musculus flexor longus digitorum
musculus flexor longus hallucis
musculus flexor longus pollicis
musculus flexor pollicis brevis
musculus flexor pollicis longus
musculus flexor profundus
musculus flexor sublimis
musculus frontalis
musculus fusiformis
musculus gastrocnemius
musculus gemellus inferior
musculus gemellus superior
musculus genioglossus (current term)
musculus geniohyoglossus
musculus geniohyoideus
musculus glossopalatinus
musculus glossopharyngeus
musculus gluteus maximus
musculus gluteus medius
musculus gluteus minimus
musculus helicis major
musculus helicis minor
musculus hyoglossus
musculus hypopharyngeus
musculus iliacus
musculus iliacus minor

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