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Chondroglossus
Extrinsic muscles of the tongue. Left side.
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Gray's subject #242
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The Chondroglossus is sometimes described as a part of the Hyoglossus, but is separated from it by fibers of the Genioglossus, which pass to the side of the pharynx. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ... A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones. ... A typical adult human skeleton consists of the following 206 bones. ... List of human nerves External links List of nerves This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy certain standards for completeness. ... The Hyoglossus is a muscle of the human body. ... The Genioglossus is a muscle of the human body. ... The pharynx is the part of the digestive system and respiratory system of many animals immediately behind the mouth and in front of the esophagus. ...


It is about 2 cm. long, and arises from the medial side and base of the lesser cornu and contiguous portion of the body of the hyoid bone, and passes directly upward to blend with the intrinsic muscular fibers of the tongue, between the Hyoglossus and Genioglossus. The hyoid bone (Os Hyoideum; Lingual Bone) is a bone in the human neck, not articulated to any other bone; it is supported by the muscles of the neck and in turn supports the root of the tongue. ... Many animals have longer and more flexible tongues than humans. ... The Genioglossus is a muscle of the human body. ...


This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...

Muscles of the Head -- Neck -- Trunk -- Upper limb -- Lower limb -- LIST OF ALL MUSCLES

scalp: occipitofrontalis (occipitalis, frontalis) | (Gray's s105) A top-down view of skeletal muscle Muscle is the contractile tissue of the body and is derived from the mesodermal layer of embryonic germ cells. ... This is a list of muscles of the human anatomy. ... The scalp is the skin on the head from which head hair grows. ... The Occipitofrontalis is a term used by some to describe a muscle of the human body, with two parts: the occipital part/belly, and the frontal part/belly. ... The Occipitalis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Frontalis is a muscle of the human body. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


eyelid: orbicularis oculi - corrugator supercilii - depressor supercilii | (Gray's s106) An eyelid is a thin fold of skin and muscle that covers and protects an eye. ... The Orbicularis oculi is a muscle of the human body. ... Left obicularis oculi notice the corrugator muscle at the top The Corrugator supercilii is a small, narrow, pyramidal muscle, placed at the medial end of the eyebrow, beneath the Frontalis and Orbicularis oculi. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


nose: procerus - nasalis - depressor septi nasi - dilatator naris posterior - dilatator naris anterior - levator labii superioris alaeque nasi | (Gray's s107) Human nose in profile The Nose is a story by Gogol and an opera by Dmitri Shostakovich. ... Procerus muscle Origin/Proximal Attatchment: From fascia over the lower of the nasal bone Insertion/Distal Attatchment: Into the skin of the lower part of the forehead between the eyebrows Action/Relevance: Draws down the medial angle of the eyebrow giving expressions of frowning Innervation: Buccal branch of the facial... The Nasalis (Compressor naris) is a sphincter-like muscle of the nose whose function is to compress the nasal cartilege. ... The Depressor septi nasi is a muscle of the human body, in the nose. ... The levator labii superioris alaeque nasi muscle is, translated from Latin, the lifter of the upper lip and of the wing of the nose. It is the muscle with the longest name in the human body. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


mouth: levator labii superioris - levator anguli oris - zygomaticus (major, minor) - mentalis - depressor labii inferioris - depressor anguli oris - buccinator - orbicularis oris - risorius | (Gray's s108) Sagittal section of nose mouth, pharynx, and larynx. ... The Levator labii superioris is a muscle of the human body used in facial expression. ... The Levator anguli oris is a muscle of the human body. ... The Zygomatic major is a muscle of the human body. ... The Zygomaticus minor is a muscle of the human body. ... The Mentalis is a muscle of the human body. ... The Depressor labii is part of a small quadrilateral muscle. ... The Depressor anguli oris is a muscle of the human body. ... Buccinator The buccinator is a muscle of which the bulk of is located in the cheeks. ... The orbicularis oris is the sphincter muscle around the mouth. ... The Risorius is a muscle of the human body. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


mastication: masseter - temporalis - pterygoid (lateral, medial) | (Gray's s109) Mastication or chewing is the process by which food is torn and/or crushed by teeth. ... In human anatomy, the masseter is one of the muscles of mastication. ... The temporalis muscle is one of the muscles of mastication. ... The lateral pterygoid is a muscle of mastication with two heads. ... The medial pterygoid is a muscle of mastication with two heads. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


extraocular: levator palpebrae superioris - rectus (superior, inferior, medial, lateral) - oblique (superior, inferior) | intraocular: ciliary - iris dilator - iris sphincter | (Gray's s227) The extraocular muscles are the six muscles that control the movements of the eye. ... The levator palpebrae superioris muscle is a muscle in the orbit that elevates the superior (upper) eyelid. ... The superior rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit that elevates, adducts, and rotates the eye medially. ... The inferior rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit that depresses, adducts, and rotates the eye laterally. ... The medial rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit that adducts the eyeball (makes it move inwards). ... The lateral rectus muscle is a muscle in the orbit that abducts the eyeball (makes it move outwards). ... The superior oblique muscle is a muscle in the orbit that causes the eye to look downwards when it is already directed medially (looking towards the nose). ... The inferior oblique muscle is a muscle in the orbit that adducts (medially rotates) and elevates the eyeball. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The ciliary muscle is a muscle that affects zonules in the eye (fibers that suspend the lens in position during accommodation), enabling changes in lens shape for light focusing. ... The Iris dilator muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Iris sphincter muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


hearing: auricularis anterior - stapedius - tensor tympani | (Gray's s228-Gray's s232) Hearing is the following: Hearing is the sense by which sound is perceived. ... The muscles of the auricula. ... The stapedius is the smallest striated muscle in the human body. ... The tensor tympani muscle arises from the auditory tube and inserts onto the handle of the malleus, damping down vibration in the ossicles and so reducing the amplitude of sounds. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


larynx: cricothyroid - posterior cricoarytenoid - lateral cricoarytenoid - arytenoid - thyroarytenoid | (Gray's s236) The larynx (plural larynges), or voicebox, is an organ in the neck of mammals involved in protection of the trachea and sound production. ... The cricothyroid muscle attaches to the anterolateral aspect of the cricoid and the inferior cornu and lower lamina of the thyroid cartilage, tilting the thyroid forwards and lengthening the vocal cords. ... The posterior cricoarytenoid muscles allow the rima glottidis to be opened; they therefore have the opposite effect to the lateral cricoarytenoid muscles. ... The lateral cricoarytenoid muscles allow the rima glottidis to be closed, protecting the airway; they therefore have the opposite effect to the posterior cricoarytenoid muscles. ... The Arytænoideus is a single muscle, filling up the posterior concave surfaces of the arytenoid cartilages. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


tongue: extrinsic (genioglossus - hyoglossus - chondroglossus - styloglossus) intrinsic (superior longitudinal - inferior longitudinal - transversus - verticalis) | (Gray's s242) Many animals have longer and more flexible tongues than humans. ... The Genioglossus is a muscle of the human body. ... The Hyoglossus is a muscle of the human body. ... The Styloglossus is a muscle of the human body. ... The Superior longitudinal muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Inferior longitudinal muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Transversus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Verticalis muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


palate: levator veli palatini - tensor veli palatini - musculus uvulae - palatoglossus - palatopharyngeus | (Gray's s243) The palate is the roof of the mouth in humans and vertebrate animals. ... The Levator veli palatini is a muscle of the human body. ... The Tensor veli palatini muscle (or Tensor palati) is a muscle of the human body. ... The Palatoglossus is a muscle of the human body. ... The Palatopharyngeus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


pharynx: pharyngeal constrictor (inferior, middle, superior) - stylopharyngeus - salpingopharyngeus | (Gray's s244) The pharynx is the part of the digestive system and respiratory system of many animals immediately behind the mouth and in front of the esophagus. ... The Inferior pharyngeal constrictor muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Middle pharyngeal constrictor muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Stylopharyngeus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... The Salpingopharyngeus muscle is a muscle of the human body. ... Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


 
 

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