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Hyoglossal membrane

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Hyoglossal membrane

Hyoglossal membrane
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Latin Membrana hyoglossus
Dorlands
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Anatomical terminology

The hyoglossal membrane is a strong fibrous lamina, which connects the under surface of the root of the tongue to the body of the hyoid bone.

This membrane receives, in front, some of the fibers of the Genioglossi.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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