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the thickened lamina propria of the tongue to which the lingual muscles attach.
Synonym(s): aponeurosis linguae [TA]
Connective tissue sheet of the tongue to which lingual muscles attach.
See also: aponeurosis
lin·gual ap·o·neu·ro·sis(linggwăl apō-nūr-ōsis) [TA]
Thickened lamina propria of tongue to which lingual muscles attach.