Superior longitudinal muscle
|Superior longitudinal muscle|
|Coronal section of tongue, showing intrinsic muscles.|
|Latin||musculus longitudinalis superior linguae|
|Gray's||subject #242 1130|
|Origin||close to the epiglottis, from the median fibrous septum|
|Insertion||edges of the tongue|
The Longitudinalis linguæ superior (Superior lingualis) is a thin stratum of oblique and longitudinal fibers immediately underlying the mucous membrane on the dorsum of the tongue.
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