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The names of the extrinsic tongue muscles commonly end in

a. -glottis

b. -glossus

c. -gluteus

d. -hyoid

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The extrinsic tongue muscles are muscles that control the movement of the tongue while being separate or outside of it. These muscles have a common suffix “-glossus” and include the genioglossus, hyoglossus, palatoglossus, and styloglossus. Therefore, the most appropriate response to this question would then be “B.”

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