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lingula

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noun lin·gu·la \ˈliŋ-gyə-lə\

Medical Definition of lingula

plural lin·gu·lae \-ˌlē\play

  1. :  a tongue-shaped process or part: asa:  a ridge of bone in the angle between the body and the greater wing of the sphenoidb:  an elongated prominence of the superior vermis of the cerebellumc:  a dependent projection of the upper lobe of the left lung

  2. lin·gu·lar \-lər\play adjective




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