Lingula (mandible)

The lingula is a triangular bony projection on the medial surface of the mandible, just in front of the mandibular foramen. It provides attachment for the sphenomandibular ligament.


Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 6705
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs
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