inferior lingual muscle


An intrinsic muscle of the tongue, cylindrical in shape, occupying the underpart on either side of the tongue.

Nearby words

  1. inferior labial vein,
  2. inferior laryngeal nerve,
  3. inferior laryngeal vein,
  4. inferior lateral cutaneous nerve of arm,
  5. inferior limb,
  6. inferior longitudinal fasciculus,
  7. inferior medullary velum,
  8. inferior mesenteric lymph node,
  9. inferior mesenteric plexus,
  10. inferior mesenteric vein

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