lateral lingual swelling

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lat·er·al lin·gual swell·ing

(lat'ĕr-ăl lin'gwăl swel'ing)
Either of two oval swellings in the floor of the primordial mouth, one on each side of the median lingual swelling; they converge to form the anterior two thirds of the tongue.
Synonym(s): distal tongue bud, lateral lingual bud.

lat·er·al lin·gual swell·ing

(lat'ĕr-ăl lin'gwăl swel'ing)
One of two oval swellings in the floor of the primordial mouth, one on each side of the median lingual swelling; they converge to form the anterior two thirds of the tongue.
Synonym(s): distal tongue bud, lateral lingual bud.
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Following formation of tuberculum impar, two lateral swellings appear at both sides of first pharyngeal (branchial) arch, which extend into centre of primary oral cavity.
Chick 1 had multiple orthopedic abnormalities, including deviation of the distal keel to the left, bilateral swelling of the tibiotarsaltarsometatarsal joints, and prominent lateral swellings of the proximal metaphyses of the tarsometatarsi.
At about two thirds of the length of the endophallus are a pair of lateral swellings and a smaller ventral swelling ("lobes" in Fig.