Lingula (disambiguation)

Lingula (plural lingulae) can refer to a number of different anatomical structures:

History and etymology

Lingula is the diminutive form of lingua, Latin for the tongue. Thus lingula is used for a small tongue-like structure.

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Article information

rID: 6703
Systems: Chest, Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lingula
  • Lingulae
  • Lingulas

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