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Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups


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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
- STYLOGLOSSUS -
ORIGIN: Anterior surface and apex of styloid process and upper quarter of stylohyoid ligament
INSERTION: Superolateral sides of tongue
ACTION: Retracts and elevates tongue, assists initiation of swallowing
NERVE: Hypoglossal nerve (XII)






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