Palatoglossal



palatoglossal pal·a·to·glos·sal (pāl’ə-tō-glô’səl)
adj.
Relating to the palate and the tongue.

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    palatoglossus muscle pal·a·to·glos·sus muscle (pāl’ə-tō-glô’səs) n. A muscle, with insertion into the side of the tongue, with nerve supply from the pharyngeal plexus, and whose action raises the back of the tongue and narrows the fauces.



  • Palatognathous

    palatognathous pal·a·tog·na·thous (pāl’ə-tŏg’nə-thəs) adj. Having a cleft palate.

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