genioglossus


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genioglossus

[¦jē·nē·ō¦glä·səs]
(anatomy)
An extrinsic muscle of the tongue, arising from the superior mental spine of the mandible.
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In our previous study, we have found that CIH induced the expression of HIF-1a in the genioglossus of mice and altered the physical properties toward a more fatigable phenotype, inhibiting the overexpression of HIF-1a that might improve the fatigue resistance.
The tensor veli palatini is responsible for stabilizing the upper airway during the respiratory cycle, while the genioglossus is the main dilator muscle of the upper airway during inhalation.
Force production of the genioglossus as a function of muscle length in normal humans.
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and inferior sagittal mandibular osteotomy with genioglossus advancement for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.
Patients with a diagnosis of OSA who underwent hypopharyngeal surgeries (partial glossectomy, lingual tonsillectomy, SMILE, and genioglossus advancement) between November 2012 and September 2013 were included in this study.
Parameters affecting pharyngeal response to genioglossus stimulation in sleep apnoea.
Worldwide, hyoid suspension surgery is usually performed along with genioglossus advancement or maxillomandibular osteotomy.
Table 3 Increasing sensitivity of muscles to neuromuscular blockade Diaphragm Corrugator supercilii Laryngeal adductors Orbicularis occuli Abdominal rectus Abductor digiti minimi Adductor pollicis = first dorsal Interosseous Genioglossus muscles Masseter Pharyngeal Note: "Increasing" is from top to bottom.
Enjeksiyonlar agiz acma distonisi icin; lateral pterigoid, digastrik grupve platizma kaslarina; agiz kapama distonisi icin masseter, temporal, mediyal pterigoid kaslarina, dil protruzyonu icin de genioglossus kasina uygulanmistir.
1) This usually consists of mucosa, dense fibrous connective tissue, and occasionally, superior fibers of the genioglossus muscle.
A recent study reported a significant negative correlation between age and the genioglossus muscle LTF in normal humans (44).
Contraction of the genioglossus muscle may help to propel malignant cells through potential spaces within the intrinsic tongue muscles and into the lymphatic system.