Ch 3: Muscles of the Tongue

About This Chapter

Ensure that you fully understand the muscles of the tongue by studying this helpful chapter. Our short lessons and multiple-choice quizzes are easy to follow, accessible 24 hours a day and designed to help you finish an assignment, catch up in class or study for an exam.

Muscles of the Tongue - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you can study the definition, origin and function of the muscles used in the tongue for your review. You can take your time and work at your own pace as you complete the lessons and take the accompanying multiple-choice quizzes. All of our learning tools are created by instructors, so you can be confident you're learning all the right information. Reach out to an instructor with any questions you might have. By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Define the genioglossus muscle and its function
  • Remember the origin of and the action associated with the genioglossus muscle
  • Differentiate between the intrinsic and extrinsic muscles of the tongue
  • Discuss the nerve supply related to the palatoglossus muscle

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