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longitudinalis linguae

noun lon·gi·tu·di·na·lis linguae \ˌlän-jə-ˌt(y)üd-ə-ˈnā-ləs-\

Medical Definition of longitudinalis linguae

  1. :  either of two bands of muscle comprising the intrinsic musculature of the tongue of which one is situated near the dorsal surface and one near the inferior surface of the tongue—called also longitudinalis

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