hyoglossus Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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hyoglossusnoun [C]

uk   /ˌhaɪ.əˈɡlɒs.əs/  us   /ˌhaɪ.əˈɡlɑː.səs/ (plural hyoglossi ) specialized
a ​muscle that goes from the hyoidbone (= a ​bone in the ​neck) to the ​side of the ​tongue in ​order to ​pull down the ​side of the ​tongue
(Definition of hyoglossus from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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