Fascinating Facts About The Human Body

The Tongues Is Made Of Eight Muscles

#20 The Tongues Is Made Of Eight Muscles

The tongue is a soft fleshy organ that has eight interwoven muscles that help its movement. The structure is similar to that of an elephant’s trunk and an octopus’s tentacle.

The entire muscle is made up of glands and fat, while the outside is coated with a mucus membrane. The perfect blend of muscles, fat and glands make the tongue one of the most flexible organs of the human body.

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