Descripción

Origin: Median fibrous septum

Insertion: Sides of the tongue

Nerve: Hypoglossal nerve

Action: Changes shape of tongue in mastication and deglutition.

Description:
The Transverse muscle (Transversus linguae) (Transverse lingualis) 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.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Imágenes

Descargar e-Anatomy

Usuarios de móviles y tablets, pueden descargar e-Anatomy en el AppStore o GooglePlay.

e-Anatomy en la Appstore e-Anatomy en la Googleplay

De otros editores