Medical Definition of Musculus palatoglossus

1. Forms anterior pillar of tonsillar fossa; origin, oral surface of soft palate; insertion, side of tongue; action, raises back of tongue and narrows fauces; nerve supply, pharyngeal plexus (cranial root of accessory nerve). Synonym: musculus palatoglossus, glossopalatinus, musculus glossopalatinus, palatoglossus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musculus Palatoglossus

musculus obturator externus
musculus obturator internus
musculus occipitalis
musculus occipitofrontalis
musculus omohyoideus
musculus opponens digiti minimi
musculus opponens digiti quinti
musculus opponens minimi digiti
musculus opponens pollicis
musculus orbicularis
musculus orbicularis oculi
musculus orbicularis palpebrarum
musculus orbitalis
musculus orbitopalpebralis
musculus palatoglossus (current term)
musculus palatopharyngeus
musculus palatosalpingeus
musculus palatostaphylinus
musculus palmaris brevis
musculus palmaris longus
musculus papillaris
musculus pectoralis
musculus pectoralis major
musculus pectoralis minor
musculus peroneocalcaneus
musculus peroneus brevis
musculus peroneus longus
musculus peroneus tertius

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