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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 32: Figure 5

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The inferior surface of the tongue with its muscles and nerves.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The inferior surface of the tongue with its muscles and nerves

a) Hyoid bone.
b) Apex of tongue.
c) Mouth and tongue mucous membrane.
d) m. Geniohyoideus.
e) m. Thyrohyoideus.
f) m. Styloglossus.
g) m. Hyoglossus.
h) m. Lingualis.
i) m. Genioglossus.
k) Submaxillary (submandibular) gland.
l) hypoglossal nerve.
m) lingual nerve.
n) submandibular ganglion
o) sympathetic root.
p) ventral roots.
q) nerve to submandibular duct.
r) anastomosis between hypoglossal nerves.

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