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Transverse linguae muscle
Other Terms: Transverse muscle of the tongue, Transverse linguae muscle, Right transverse lingual muscle
Musculus transversus linguae
Latin muscle parts
Head somite muscle – occipital group (Tongue muscle)
The English name for this muscle is the crosswise muscle of the tongue. The word linguae comes from the Latin lingua meaning “tongue.”The term transversus is Latin for “crosswise.””
Median lingual septum
Submucosa at the lateral margin of the tongue
Narrow and lengthen the tongue.
Hypoglossal nerve (Cranial nerve XII)
Lingual artery from the external carotid artery and tonsillar artery from the first part of the facial artery.