lingual

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

Definition of lingual

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

lingually

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of lingual

Latin lingua

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lingual

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adjective lin·gual \ ˈliŋ-g(yə-)wəl \

medical Definition of lingual

1 :of, relating to, or resembling the tongue
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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