apex of tongue

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apex of tongue

[TA]
the anterior extreme of the tongue that can be made pointed for sensing or probing; rests against the lingual aspect of the incisor teeth.
Synonym(s): apex linguae [TA], tip of tongue

a·pex of tongue

(āpeks tŭng) [TA]
Anterior extreme of tongue that can be made pointed for sensing or probing; rests against the lingual aspect of the incisor teeth.