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Meaning of "hypoglossal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HYPOGLOSSAL

hypoglossal  [ˌhaɪpəˈɡlɒsəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HYPOGLOSSAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hypoglossal can act as a noun and an adjective.
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The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HYPOGLOSSAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hypoglossal nerve

The hypoglossal nerve is the twelfth cranial nerve XII, and innervates muscles of the tongue. The name hypoglossus springs from the fact that its passage is below the tongue, hypo meaning "under", and glossus meaning "tongue", both of which are from ancient greek. The nerve is involved in controlling tongue movements required for speech, food manipulation, and swallowing.

Definition of hypoglossal in the English dictionary

The definition of hypoglossal in the dictionary is situated beneath the tongue.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HYPOGLOSSAL


aglossal
əˈɡlɒsəl
apostle
əˈpɒsəl
colossal
kəˈlɒsəl
dossal
ˈdɒsəl
dossel
ˈdɒsəl
duniewassal
ˌduːnɪˈwɒsəl
dunniewassal
ˌduːnɪˈwɒsəl
fossil
ˈfɒsəl
glossal
ˈɡlɒsəl
ichnofossil
ˈɪknəʊˌfɒsəl
isoglossal
ˌaɪsəˈɡlɒsəl
jostle
ˈdʒɒsəl
macrofossil
ˈmækrəʊˌfɒsəl
microfossil
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɒsəl
nonfossil
ˌnɒnˈfɒsəl
opisthoglossal
əˌpɪsθəˌɡlɒsəl
paraglossal
ˌpærəˈɡlɒsəl
subfossil
ˈsʌbˌfɒsəl
supercolossal
ˌsuːpərkəˈlɒsəl
throstle
ˈθrɒsəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HYPOGLOSSAL

hypogastria
hypogastric
hypogastrium
hypogea
hypogeal
hypogean
hypogene
hypogenic
hypogenous
hypogeous
hypogeum
hypoglossal nerve
hypoglycaemia
hypoglycaemic
hypoglycemia
hypoglycemic
hypognathism
hypognathous
hypogynous
hypogyny

WORDS THAT END LIKE HYPOGLOSSAL

abyssal
byssal
constructive dismissal
crissal
dismissal
duniwassal
envassal
great vassal
hypabyssal
loessal
missal
pertussal
rear vassal
subvassal
tussal
unfair dismissal
vassal
vibrissal
wrongful dismissal

Synonyms and antonyms of hypoglossal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hypoglossal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HYPOGLOSSAL

Find out the translation of hypoglossal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hypoglossal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hypoglossal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

舌下
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hipogloso
570 millions of speakers

English

hypoglossal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अधोजिह्व
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تحت اللسان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

подъязычный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hipoglosso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hypoglossal
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hypoglosse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hipoglosal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hypoglossus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

舌下神経
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

설하
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hypoglossal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hypoglossal
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாவின்கீழுள்ள
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

हायपोग्लासल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hipoglossal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ipoglosso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podjęzykowego
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

підязиковий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hipoglos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υπογλώσσιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hipoglossale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hypoglossala
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hypoglossal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hypoglossal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HYPOGLOSSAL»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYPOGLOSSAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hypoglossal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYPOGLOSSAL»

Discover the use of hypoglossal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hypoglossal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Localization in Clinical Neurology
From the hypoglossal nucleus, the nerve fibers travel in a ventrolateral direction through the medullary reticular formation and medial portion of the inferior olive, coursing immediately lateral to the medial longitudinal fasciculus, medial ...
Paul W. Brazis, Joseph C. Masdeu, José Biller, 2012
2
Veterinary Neuroanatomy and Clinical Neurology
CRANIAL NERVE XII: HYPOGLOSSAL NEURONS Anatomy The GSE neuronal cell bodies are located in the hypo- glossal nucleus in the medulla (see Figs. 2- 14 and 2-15). 4 This nucleus is adjacent to the median plane and to the floor of the ...
Alexander DeLahunta, Eric Glass, 2009
3
Cranial Nerves: Anatomy, Pathology, Imaging: Anatomy, ...
Anatomy • Fibers arise from the hypoglossal nucleus in the posterior paramedian medulla beneath the hypoglossal eminence of the floor of the fourth ventricle. The hypoglossal nucleus extends nearly the entire craniocaudal extent of the ...
Devin K. Binder, D. Christian Sonne, 2011
4
Thieme Atlas of Anatomy: Head and Neuroanatomy
Canal for Hypoglossal hypoglossal nerve 4.13 Neurovascular Pathways through the Base of the Skull, Synopsis. Hypoglossal trigone (in rhomboid fossa) Hypoglossal nerve Nucleus of the hypoglossal nerve Olive Canal of hypoglossal nerve ...
Michael Schünke, Erik Schulte, Lawrence M. Ross, 2007
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Clinical Neuroanatomy
The hypoglossal nerve is a motor nerve that supplies all the intrinsic muscles of the tongue as well as the styloglossus, the hyoglossus, and the genioglossus muscles. Hypoglossal Nucleus The hypoglossal nucleus is situated close to the ...
Richard S. Snell, 2010
6
Atlas of Head & Neck Surgery--otolaryngology
HYPOGLOSSAL FACIAL CRANIAL NERVE CROSSOVER TECHNIQUES Redirection of motor axons from the hypoglossal nerve into the distal facial nerve INDICATIONS Reinnervation of the facial musculature after irreversible facial nerve ...
Byron J. Bailey, 2001
7
DeJong's The Neurologic Examination
Bilateral hypoglossal nerve injury with occipital condylar fracture. CanJNeurol Sci 1996;23:145–148. Lance JW, Anthony M. Neck-tongue syndrome on sudden turning of the head. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1980;43:97–101. Lin HC ...
William W. Campbell, 2012
8
Grant's Dissector
If one genioglossus muscle does not function (hypoglossal nerve dysfunction on that side), the tongue cannot be protruded in the midline. The functional side of the tongue protrudes normally and the side with the dysfunctional nerve is ...
Patrick W. Tank, John Charles Boileau Grant, 2012
9
Motor Speech Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment
Hypoglossal Nerve (XII) The hypoglossal cranial nerve originates in the medulla and courses to the tongue. This cranial nerve provides the motor innervation for all the intrinsic and most of the extrinsic muscles of the tongue. Unilateral ...
Donald B. Freed, 2000
10
Color Atlas and Textbook of Human Anatomy: Nervous system ...
Hypoglossal Nerve (A, B) The twelfth cranial nerve is an exclusively somatomotor nerve for the tongue muscles. Its nucleus, the nucleus of the hypoglossal nerve ( B1), forms a column of large multi- polar neurons in the floor of the rhomboid ...
Werner Kahle, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYPOGLOSSAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hypoglossal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Indelible memories: What career moments do spine surgeons …
She later suffered a metastasis to her occipital condyle that presented to me as a hypoglossal nerve palsy, a pulmonary embolism that I talked ... «Becker's Orthopedic & Spine, Jun 15»
2
Sleep Apnea: Benefits of Stimulator Tx Last 3 Years
Efficacy of an upper airway neurostimulation device via the hypoglossal nerve for obstructive sleep apnea was maintained during 30 months of ... «MedPage Today, Jun 15»
3
ENT and Allergy Associates(R) Announce ImThera Medical Clinical …
Dr. Ofer Jacobowitz is now enrolling volunteers in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved THN3 (Targeted Hypoglossal ... «GlobeNewswire, May 15»
4
Sleep apnea a serious disorder
... devices; nasal expiratory positive airway pressure; oral pressure therapy; hypoglossal nerve stimulator, and, in some cases, surgery. «St. George Daily Spectrum, May 15»
5
First Two Subjects Implanted in ImThera Medical Pivotal Study
As part of the THN3 Clinical Study, ImThera Medical Inc's aura6000 System—a hypoglossal nerve stimulator for sleep apnea–was implanted ... «Sleep Review, May 15»
6
First Subjects Implanted in ImThera Medical, Inc. Pivotal Study
THN Sleep Therapy stimulates the hypoglossal nerve increasing muscle tone of multiple tongue muscles and preventing the tongue from ... «PR Newswire, May 15»
7
Zalviso Drives Down AcelRx's Shares Further by 27%
Zalviso comes as a self- administering, non-invasive, hypoglossal, analgesic tablet of the drug opioid sufentanil and functions as a pain-fighting ... «NY City News, May 15»
8
My Conversation With Sleep Apnea Expert Richard Schwab
The newest treatment is actually a pacemaker -- the treatment is called hypoglossal nerve stimulation. It is like the pacemaker for hearts, but this ... «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
9
Tongue problems – what to look for
If you find that you are unable to move your tongue as easily as usual, this may indicate that you have suffered damage to your hypoglossal ... «Private Healthcare UK, Mar 15»
10
Researchers report that the acute use of cannabinoids depresses …
Therefore, the researchers decided to work on this topic using the motor hypoglossal nucleus that controls the movements of the tongue as a ... «Medical Xpress, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hypoglossal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hypoglossal>. Dec 2019 ».
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