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lingula

 [ling´gu-lah] (L.)
a small, tonguelike anatomical structure. adj., adj ling´ular.
lingula of cerebellum the most ventral part of the anterior lobe of the cerebellum.
lingula of left lung a small projection from the lower portion of the upper lobe of the left lung.
lingula of sphenoid the bony ridge between the body and the great wing of the sphenoid bone.

lin·gu·la

, pl.

lin·gu·lae

(ling'gyū-lă, -lē), [TA]
1. A term applied to several tongue-shaped processes.
2. When not qualified, the lingula of cerebellum.
[L. dim. of lingua, tongue]

lingula

/lin·gu·la/ (ling´gu-lah) pl. lin´gulae   [L.] a small, tonguelike structure, such as the projection from the lower portion of the upper lobe of the left lung (l. pulmo´nis sinis´tri), or the bony ridge between the body and great wing of the sphenoid (l. sphenoida´lis) .ling´ular

lingula

[ling′gyələ]
Etymology: L, small tongue
any anatomical structure that resembles a tongue.

lin·gu·la

, pl. lingulae (ling'gyū-lă, -lē) [TA]
1. A term applied to several tongue-shaped processes, particularly that of the cerebellum and of the upper lobe of the left lung.
2. When not qualified, the lingula of the cerebellum.
[L. dim. of lingua, tongue]

lingula

Any tongue-shaped structure or process.

lin·gu·la

, pl. lingulae (ling'gyū-lă, -lē) [TA]
A tongue-shaped process.
[L. dim. of lingua, tongue]

lingula (ling´gūlə),

n a small, tonguelike projection of bone forming the anterior border of the mandibular foramen.

lingula

pl. lingulae [L.] a small, tonguelike structure.
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Only 1 report of chromosomal data is available, for Lingula anatina (Yatsu 1902, Cohen & Weydmann 2005), and C value data are available for only 2 species; these were determined by Hinegardner (unpubl).
Fakat lobar bronslarin dikkatli diseksiyonu ve palpasyonu sonrasi lober karinadaki tumorun ust lob icine uzanmadigi, lingula ve ust divizyon ayriminin selim oldugu goruldu.
9-cm subpleural nodules in the left lung--one in the anterior lingula and the other in the anterior segment of the upper lobe (figure 2).
No gallstones, strictures, or bile duct dilatation were visualized; bronchiectasis (Figure 2) was present in the lingula and right middle lobe.
The lobar bronchi to the lingula and the left lower lobe were narrowed.
In further research, we observed slight differences in apatite lattice parameters in the shells from a local population of Recent Lingula anatina (Lamarck) (Puura & Nemliher 2001) and that the lattice parameter a in subfossil Discinisca tenuis (Sowerby) was slightly lower than that of the Recent shells (Nemliher & Kallaste 2002).
A computed tomogram of the chest showed peripheral infiltrates in the upper and lower lobes of both lungs with consolidation (versus atelectasis) in the lingula and right middle lobe.
An increasing number of patients have nodules, bronchiolitis, and bronchiectasis involving the middle lobe and lingula.
An image at the level of the hila showed a masslike area of consolidation with another cavitary nodule seen in the lingula (Figure 3).