Lingual

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Lingual may refer to:

  • Tongue, a muscular hydrostat on the floors of the mouths of most vertebrates which manipulates food for mastication
  • Lingual, in palaeontology, the side of the teeth that faces the tongue
  • Lingual artery, arises from the external carotid between the superior thyroid and facial artery
  • Lingual veins, begin on the dorsum, sides, and under surface of the tongue, and, passing backward along the course of the lingual artery, end in the internal jugular vein
  • Lingual gyrus, of the occipital lobe lies between the calcarine sulcus and the posterior part of the collateral sulcus
  • Lingual bone
  • Lingual nerve, a branch of the mandibular nerve
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