Sphenoidal lingula

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Sphenoidal lingula
Sphenoid bone. Upper surface. (Lingula labeled at center right.)
Base of the skull. Upper surface. (Lingula not labeled, but sphenoid bone is visible in yellow, and lingula would be near foramen lacerum.)
Gray's p.148
TA A02.1.05.013
FMA FMA:54757
Anatomical terms of bone

Along the posterior part of the lateral margin of the carotid groove of the sphenoid bone, in the angle between the body and great wing, is a ridge of bone, called the lingula.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.