lingula


lin·gu·la

noun \ˈliŋ-gyə-lə\
plural lin·gu·lae \-ˌlē\

Definition of LINGULA

: a tongue-shaped process or part: as a : a ridge of bone in the angle between the body and the greater wing of the sphenoid b : an elongated prominence of the superior vermis of the cerebellum c : a dependent projection of the upper lobe of the left lung
lin·gu·lar \-lər\ adjective

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