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Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups


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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
- INTRINSIC MUSCLE OF TONGUE -
ORIGIN: Superior and inferior longitudinal, transverse and vertical elements
INSERTION: Mucous membrane, septum and other muscles of tongue
ACTION: Alter shape of tongue and so aid mastication, speech and swallowing
NERVE: Hypoglossal nerve (XII)






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