Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small muscle in the anterior pillar of the palate, attached to the styloglossus. Also palatiglossus, glossopalatinus, glossostaphylinus, constrictor isthmi faucium.

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  • noun anatomy A small fleshy fasciculus, narrower in the middle than at either end, arising from the anterior surface of the soft palate and passing into the tongue.

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Examples

  • And those of the soft palate are the levator veli palatini, palatoglossus, palatopharyngeus, tensor veli palatini and musculus uvulae.

    Muscles Part 2

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