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lingula

noun lin·gu·la \ ˈliŋ-gyə-lə \

medical Definition of lingula

plural lingulae play \-ˌlē\
: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

lingular

play \-lər\ adjective

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