Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of oral region

Intrinsic muscles of tongue; deep lingual artery, left lateral view

Image #70-3

KEYWORDS: Cheek, Face, Mouth, Muscles and tendons, Vasculature.

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Dissection of oral region
Intrinsic muscles of tongue; deep lingual artery, left lateral view
The tongue has been dissected and elevated.
1 . Nasal mucosal membrane and hard palate
2 . Dorsum of tongue
3 . Transverse palatine fold
4 . Gingiva
5 . Apex of tongue
6 . Branches of lingual nerve (cut off)
7 . Genioglossus muscle
8 . Mental spine (genial tubercle)
9 . Geniohyoid muscle right
10 . Mylohyoid muscle (cut across at raphe)
11 . Greater palatine artery
12 . Levator veli palatini muscle (cut off)
13 . Tendon of tensor veli palatini muscle (cut off)
14 . Tunica of lingual mucosa
15 . Superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle
16 . Superior longitudinal muscle of tongue
17 . Hyoglossus muscle (cut across)
18 . Inferior longitudinal muscle of tongue
19 . Deep lingual artery
20 . Middle pharyngeal constrictor muscle
21 . Branches of hypoglossal nerve (cut off)
22 . Lesser horn hyoid bone
23 . Greater horn hyoid bone
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