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Definition of Lingual

Lingual
Lingual Lin"gual, n. A consonant sound formed by the aid of the tongue; -- a term especially applied to certain articulations (as those of t, d, th, and n) and to the letters denoting them. Note: In Sanskrit grammar certain letters, as [.t], [.t]h, [dsdot], [dsdot]h, [.n], are called linguals, cerebrals, or cacuminals. They are uttered with the tip of the tongue turned up and drawn back into the dome of the palate.
Lingual
Lingual Lin"gual (l[i^][ng]"gwal), a. [L. lingua tongue: cf. F. lingual. See Tongue, and cf. Language.] Of or pertaining to the tongue; uttered by the aid of the tongue; glossal; as, the lingual nerves; a lingual letter. Lingual ribbon. (Zo["o]l.) See Odontophore.

Meaning of Lingual from wikipedia

- Lingual may refer to: Tongue, a muscular hydrostat on the floors of the mouths of most vertebrates which mani****tes food for mastication Lingual, in...
- The lingual nerve provides sensory (touch, pain and temperature) innervation to the anterior two thirds of the tongue. It is made of fibres from both...
- tongue's upper surface (dorsum) is covered by taste buds housed in numerous lingual papillae. It is sensitive and kept moist by saliva and is richly supplied...
- Lingual papillae (singular papilla) are the small, nipple-like structures on the upper surface of the tongue that give it its characteristic rough texture...
- The lingual veins begin on the dorsum, sides, and under surface of the tongue, and, p****ing backward along the course of the lingual artery, end in the...
- The lingual tonsils are a collection of lymphatic tissue located in the lamina propria of the root of the tongue. This lymphatic tissue consists of the...
- A lingual frenectomy (also known as a tongue-tie release) is the removal of a band of tissue (the lingual frenulum) connecting the underside of the tongue...
- The lingual artery arises from the external carotid between the superior thyroid artery and facial artery. It can be located easily in the tongue. It...
- Transient lingual papillitis are painful, hypertrophic, red and white lingual papillae on the tongue. The name "lie bumps" is a result of a myth that...
- UK and Poland have listed the most common misconceptions: that bi/multi linguals are exceptions to the 'default' monolingual 'norm' (in fact, most of the...
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