MadSci Network: Anatomy

Re: What muscles are invoved in the control of tongue movement

Date: Wed Apr 21 13:33:07 2004
Posted By: Shoaib Khan, Doctor, Dentistry & materials, Fatima Jinnah Dental Hospital
Area of science: Anatomy
ID: 1081872091.An

Hay Anna,

A middle fibrous septum divides the tongue into right and left halves. 
Each half contain four inteincis and four extrinsic muscles.

Intrinsic Muscles:
1. Superior longitudinal
2. Inferior longitudinal
3. Transverse
4. Vertical

Extrinsic Muscles:
1. Genioglossus
2. Hyoglossus
3. Styloglossus
4. Palatoglossus

Dr. Shoaib

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