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Definition of "genioglossus" []

  • A muscle that runs from the mandible to the tongue (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "genioglossus" in a sentence
  • "Exogenous serotonin at the hypoglossal motor nucleus (HMN) stimulates genioglossus (GG) muscle activity."
  • "The system, developed by the U.S. -based company Apnex, targets the hypoglossal nerve which controls the genioglossus muscle in the tongue."
  • "'A new review of the potential for this therapy has been favourable showing there is a potential role for stimulation of the genioglossus muscle, but it is still early days, and we need to wait for the result of further trials to see just how effective this treatment may be, 'says Professor Jim Horne, head of the sleep laboratory at Loughborough University."
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