anterior lingual gland

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an·te·ri·or lin·gual gland

a small mixed gland deeply placed near the apex of the tongue on each side of the frenulum.
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an·te·ri·or lin·gual gland

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr ling'gwăl gland)
One of the small mixed glands deeply placed near the apex of the tongue on each side of the frenulum.
Synonym(s): apical gland.
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Blandin,

Philipe Frédéric, French anatomist and surgeon, 1798-1849.
Blandin gland - one of the small mixed glands deeply placed near the apex of the tongue on each side of the frenulum. Synonym(s): anterior lingual gland

Bauhin,

Gaspard, Swiss anatomist, 1560-1624.
Bauhin gland - one of the small mixed glands deeply placed near the apex of the tongue on each side of the frenulum. Synonym(s): anterior lingual gland
Bauhin valve - Synonym(s): ileocecal valve

Nuhn,

Anton, German anatomist, 1814-1889.
Nuhn gland - one of the small mixed glands deeply placed near the apex of the tongue on each side of the frenulum. Synonym(s): anterior lingual gland
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an·te·ri·or lin·gual gland

(an-tēr'ē-ŏrling'gwăl gland)
Small mixed gland deeply placed near the apex of the tongue on each side of the frenulum.
Synonym(s): apical gland, Bauhin gland, Blandin gland.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012