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Function of the tongue muscles

Function of the tongue muscles

Function of the tongue muscles :  A list of the specific functions of the extrinsic and intrinsic muscles of the tongue and their effects on the body of the tongue (from Thiele et al. 1992). Without the stable but­tress formed by the musculature of the floor of the mouth, many dys­functions of the tongue would […]

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Tongue Musculature : Types , Origin and Insertion of tongue muscles

Tongue Musculature : Types , Origin and Insertion of tongue muscles

Tongue Musculature : Types , Origin and Insertion of tongue muscles The extrinsic tongue musculature includes the : styloglossus, genioglossus, and hyoglossus muscles. They connect the body of the tongue to the nearby bone structures to give it its ample mobility within the oral cavity (Thiele et al. 1992). The intrinsic tongue musculature is made […]

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