Sublingual caruncle

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Sublingual caruncle
Caruncula sublingualis.jpg
Sublingual caruncle
Latin Caruncula sublingualis
TA A05.1.01.112
FMA 77273
Anatomical terminology

The sublingual caruncle is a small prominence on either side of the frenulum on the under surface of the tongue. They mark the site where the submandibular glands empty into the oral cavity via the submandibular duct (of Wharton).

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