Structure of genioglossus muscle

Known as: Genioglossus muscle, M. genioglossus, Genioglossus 
A fan shaped muscle running from the underside of the tongue to the mandible which depresses and protrudes the tongue.
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
RATIONALE The concept of a tonic drive activating respiratory muscle in wakefulness but not sleep has been an important and… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Contraction of the genioglossus (GG) has been shown to improve upper airway patency. In the present study, we evaluated responses… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
1. The purpose of these experiments was to examine the mechanisms by which either co-activation or independent activation of… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder with a strong male predominance. One possible explanation could be an effect of female… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Current evidence suggests that patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may have augmented pharyngeal dilator muscle activity… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Pharyngeal collapse in obstructive sleep apnea patients is likely a product of a sleep-related decrement in pharyngeal dilator… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
1. To determine if negative upper airway pressure causes reflex pharyngeal dilator muscle activation, we used intra-oral bipolar… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Previous behavior studies (Grill & Norgren, 1978) demonstrated that gustatory stimuli produce stereotyped orofacial movements… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
The effects of change in pharyngeal airway pressure on electromyographic (EMG) activity of a pharyngeal dilating muscle… (More)
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Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
The ability of the extrathoracic airway (ETA) to remain open when exposed to negative pressure was investigated in rabbits… (More)
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