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Search Results for: intrinsic muscles

Intrinsic muscles

Definition noun A group of muscles located within or situated deeper in a structure, in contrast to extrinsic muscles... Read More

Extrinsic muscles

Definition noun A group of muscles lying superficially on a structure, in contrast to intrinsic muscles, which are located... Read More

Tongue

Definition noun, plural: tongues (anatomy) The flexible muscular organ situated in the floor of the oral cavity; it is... Read More

Musculi linguae

musculi linguae --> muscles of tongue The extrinsic muscles include the genioglossus, hyoglossus, chondroglossus, and... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Extrinsic

Extrinsic 1. Not contained in or belonging to a body; external; outward; unessential; opposed to intrinsic. The extrinsic... Read More