from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of bivalves, typical of the family Glossidæ. Also called Isocardĩa.
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F. Lingual artery passing under the fibres of the hyo-glossus muscle.
U. Lingual artery separated by hyo-glossus muscle from
The anterior pillar, 5, is formed by the submucous palato-glossus muscle; the posterior pillar, 6, is formed by the palato-pharyngeus muscle.
-- Muscles of the Right Side of the Tongue of Man. 1, stylo-glossus; 2, stylo-hyoid: 3, stylo-pharyngeus; 4, hyo-glossus; 5, genio-hyoid; 6, genio-glossus; 7, lingualis. between different ages and conditions of one and the same species.
After the skin and platysma are divided, the posterior belly of the digastric must be recognised, which again will guide to the posterior edge of the hyo-glossus.
-- To secure this vessel either before it becomes concealed by the hyo-glossus, or after it is under the muscle, a curved incision is necessary, following the line of the hyoid bone, and especially of its greater cornu, but a line or two above its upper border.
The artery can then be secured, either before it dips under the hyo-glossus muscle, or after it has done so, by the division of a few of its fibres on a director.