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Flashcards in Tongue Deck (16):
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Remnant of Thyroglossal Duct

Foramen Cecum

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Function of Intrinsic Muscles of the tongue

Change the SHAPE of the tongue
Innervated by hypoglossal nerve except PLATOGLOSSUS innervated by CN 10

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What are the Intrinsic Muscles of the tongue? (4)

Superior and inferior longitudinal
transverse and vertical

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Extrinsic muscles of the tongue

Change the POSITION of the tongue

5

Palatoglossus

Elevation

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Styloglossus

Retraction

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Hyoglossus

Depression

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Genioglossus

Protrussion

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Lingual Artery Comes from

External Carotid Artery

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Branches of the Lingual Artery

1. Dorsal Lingual - root
2. Deep Lingual - body and apex
3. Sublingual - sublingual Gland

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Lingual vein drains into

Internal Jugular Vein

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Branches of Lingual Vein

1. Dorsal Lingual
2. Deep Lingual
3. Sublingual

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Posterior 3rd of the tongue LN drainage

Superior deep cervical LN

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Medial Part of Ant 2/3 of tongue LN drainage

Inferior deep cervical LN

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Lateral Part of Ant 2/3 of tongue LN drainage

Submandibular LN

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Apex of the tongue LN drainage

Submental LN