Inferior longitudinal muscle :-

Inferior longitudinal muscle :- muscle details :- a narrow band situated on the under surface of the tongue between the genioglossus and hyoglossus. origin :- Root of the tongue . Insertion :- Apex of the tongue . Nerve :- Hypoglossal nerve . Actions :- Retracts the tongue with the superior… Continue reading

Superior longitudinal muscle :-

Superior longitudinal muscle :- muscle details :- a thin stratum of oblique and longitudinal fibers immediately underlying the mucous membrane on the dorsum of the tongue. origin :- Close to the epiglottis, from the median fibrous septum . Insertion :- Edges of the tongue . Nerve :- Hypoglossal nerve …. Continue reading

Palatoglossus muscle :-

Palatoglossus muscle :- muscle details :- a small fleshy fasciculus, narrower in the middle than at either end, forming, with the mucous membrane covering its surface, the glossopalatine arch. origin :- Palatine aponeurosis . Insertion :- tongue . Nerve :- Vagus nerve (via pharyngeal branch to pharyngeal plexus) . Actions… Continue reading