Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A slender muscle arising from the styloid process and inserted into the side of the tongue.
“There are three muscles in the tongue, styloglossus, hyglossus and geneoglossus.”
“Lingual attachment of styloglossus muscle, with part of the gustatory nerve seen above it.”
“-- Superior laryngeal nerve, styloglossus muscle, styto-pharyngeus and glosso-pharengeal nerves, and paroted gland.”
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