Intrinsic & Extrinsic Muscles of the Tongue

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There are the same number of extrinsic and intrinsic muscles of the tongue. How many of each type of these muscles are there in the mouth?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an accurate description of the intrinsic muscles of the tongue?

2. Which of the following is NOT an accurate description of the extrinsic muscles of the tongue?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are tools designed to assess your knowledge of the muscles of the tongue. Extrinsic and intrinsic muscles are covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on:

  • An example of the vertical muscle of the tongue being used
  • Characteristics of the intrinsic muscles of the tongue
  • The number of intrinsic and extrinsic muscles of the tongue

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about characteristics of the extrinsic muscles of the tongue
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the role of the intrinsic and extrinsic muscles and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on the muscles of the tongue

Additional Learning

Continue studying the lesson we've named Intrinsic & Extrinsic Muscles of the Tongue if you want to also learn more about:

  • Roles of the tongue
  • Differences between intrinsic and extrinsic muscles of the tongue
  • Components of the tongue
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