lingula of left lung

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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

lin·gu·la of left lung

[TA]
an inferomedial projection from the anterior aspect of the upper lobe of the left lung, which bounds the cardiac notch inferiorly.
Synonym(s): lingula pulmonis sinistri [TA]
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