Transverse muscle of tongue

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Transverse muscle of tongue
Coronal section of tongue, showing intrinsic muscles.
Latin musculus transversus linguae
Gray's subject #242 1130
Origin median fibrous septum
Insertion    sides of the tongue
Nerve: hypoglossal nerve

The Transversus linguæ (tansverse lingualis) is a muscle of the tongue. It consists of fibers which arise from the median fibrous septum and pass lateralward to be inserted into the submucous fibrous tissue at the sides of the tongue.

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