hypoglossal definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning the location under the tongue.
    • Of or relating to the hypoglossal neurological.
    • of or pertaining to the area underneath the tongue
    • in tongue; -- used esp., in higher vertebrates, towards twelfth or last set of cranial nerves, which are distributed to the foot of the tongue.
  • noun:
    • some of the nerves in tongue.
    • A hypoglossal neurological. Additionally hypoglossus.
    • materials intrinsic muscles regarding the tongue along with other tongue muscle tissue
  • others:
    • Situated underneath the tongue, wholly or in component: specifically applied to a pair of nerves

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