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chondroglossus muscle


Definition: lesser part of hyoglossus, arising as fibers from lesser horn of hyoid bone, which are separated from the main part of the hyoglossus (the ceratoglossus) by slips of genioglossus muscle.

Synonym(s): musculus chondroglossusTA

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