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Can you name the Muscles of the Tongue and Mouth?

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elevate the tongue tipIntrinsic
lower the tongue tipIntrinsic
divides the tongue in half, contracts to narrow the tongueIntrinsic
flattens the tongueIntrinsic
helps stick out the tongue, originates in chinExtrinsic
pulls tongue up and back toward styloid processExtrinsic
depress the soft palate, create cuppingExtrinsic
raises the hyoid and retracts the tongeExtrinsic
Tip of the tongue'apical'
whole flat part of tongue'blade'
upper side and back of tongue, divided into posterior and anterior portions'dorsal'
root of the tongue'radical'
circumference of the tongue
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Created Nov 28, 2010ReportNominate
Tags:function, mouth, muscle, tongue

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