longitudinalis linguae

noun
lon·​gi·​tu·​di·​na·​lis linguae | \ ˌlän-jə-ˌt(y)üd-ə-ˈnā-ləs- How to pronounce longitudinalis linguae (audio) \

Medical Definition of longitudinalis linguae

: 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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“Longitudinalis linguae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/longitudinalis%20linguae. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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