dorsum of tongue

dor·sum of tongue

[TA]
the superior surface of the tongue divided by the sulcus terminalis into an anterior two-thirds, the presulcal part (pars presulcalis). and a posterior one-third, the postsulcal part (pars postsulcalis).
Synonym(s): dorsum linguae [TA]

dor·sum of tongue

(dōrsŭm tŭng) [TA]
Superior lingual surface divided by the sulcus terminalis into an anterior two thirds, the presulcal part (pars presulcalis), and posterior third, the postsulcal part (pars postsulcalis).
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0, 1 Blade of device Stylet/bougie with/ placed on floor of without coude tip mouth; operator uses the device to lift the mandible and submandibular tissues 'Dorges' or D-blade Blade of device J-shaped Stylet placed in midline over dorsum of tongue or on floor of mouth; the operator does not use the device to lift the mandible or submandibular tissues Venner AP Advance videolaryngoscope[TM] (Venner Medical, Switzerland) Macintosh No.