Hyoglossus meaning

hī'ō-glŏs'əs
A muscle whose action retracts and pulls down the side of the tongue.
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A muscle whose action retracts and pulls down the side of the tongue.
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Origin of hyoglossus

New Latin hȳoglossus hȳoīdēs the hyoid bone (from which its lower end arises) hyoid Greek glōssa tongue