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lingual

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adjective lin·gual \ˈliŋ-gwəl also ˈliŋ-gyə-wəl\

Definition of lingual

  1. 1 a :  of, relating to, or resembling the tongue b :  lying near or next to the tongue; especially :  relating to or being the surface of tooth next to the tongue c :  produced by the tongue

  2. 2 :  linguistic

lin·gual·ly adverb


Origin of lingual

Latin lingua


First Known Use: 1650

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lingual

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adjective lin·gual \ˈliŋ-g(yə-)wəl\

Medical Definition of lingual

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or resembling the tongue

  2. 2:  lying near or next to the tongue <a lingual blood vessel>; especially :  relating to or being the surface of a tooth next to the tongue




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