Hyoglossal membrane

Hyoglossal membrane

posterior widening of the lingual septum connecting the root of the tongue to the hyoid bone; the inferior fibres of the genioglossus are attached to it and by this means to the upper anterior body of the hyoid bone near the midline.

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