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glossal

[glos-uh l, glaw-suh l] /ˈglɒs əl, ˈglɔ səl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the tongue.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; gloss(a) + -al1
Related forms
subglossal, adjective
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  • Provides motor innervation to the muscles of the tongue and other glossal muscles.
glossal in Medicine

glossal glos·sal (glô'səl)
adj.
Of or relating to the tongue.

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