tuberculum impar


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Related to tuberculum impar: hypobranchial eminence

median lingual swelling

in the embryo, a small elevation in the floor of the mouth between the first and second pharyngeal arches; it is overgrown by the lateral lingual swellings and forms a small unrecognizable part of the posterior region of the anterior two thirds of the tongue.

me·di·an lin·gual swell·ing

(mē'dē-ănling'gwăl swel'ing)
A smooth swelling in the midline of the floor of the primordial mouth between the first and second pharyngeal arches; it is incorporated into the tongue but forms no recognizable part of it.
Synonym(s): median tongue bud, tuberculum impar.

me·di·an lin·gual swell·ing

(mē'dē-ăn ling'gwăl swel'ing)
In embryo, small elevation in floor of mouth between first and second pharyngeal arches; overgrown by lateral lingual swellings; forms a small part of posterior region of anterior two thirds of tongue.

tuberculum impar,

n a portion of the developing tongue located in the midline.
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These swellings subsequently fuse at the midline and join with the tuberculum impar.
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