Muscles of the tongue (preview) – Human Anatomy | Kenhub

Muscles of the tongue (preview) – Human Anatomy | Kenhub

Hello everyone! This is Megan from Kenhub,
and welcome to our tutorial on the muscles of the tongue. In today’s tutorial, we’ll
have a look at the anatomy of these muscles including their actions, their vascular supply
and their innervation. So, here, we can see an anterior coronal view
of the tongue. To give some context, we can see the hard palate here and the hyoid bone
here. Now, the tongue consists of two groups of muscles. We have the intrinsic muscles
and the extrinsic muscles. The intrinsic muscles consist of the superior longitudinal muscle,
the vertical muscle, the transverse muscle, and the inferior longitudinal muscle. We then
have the extrinsic muscles which consist of genioglossus, hyoglossus, styloglossus, and
palatoglossus. After we discuss these muscles, we will be looking into some clinical notes
relating to them. But before we do that, let me give you a bit of an introduction to the
tongue and its muscles. The tongue is a muscular organ… Hi guys, as you can see, this video is a preview
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6 Replies to “Muscles of the tongue (preview) – Human Anatomy | Kenhub”

  1. Heeellllo! Hope this snippet got your taste buds going for more anatomy! There is still a lot more to go through. So don't miss it! If you're not a Kenhub Premium member yet, we have this free article which covers the anatomy of the tongue, including its muscles, in great detail: See you there!

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