dorsum of tongue

dor·sum of tongue

[TA]
the superior surface of the tongue divided by the sulcus terminalis into an anterior two-thirds, the presulcal part (pars presulcalis). and a posterior one-third, the postsulcal part (pars postsulcalis).
Synonym(s): dorsum linguae [TA]

dor·sum of tongue

(dōrsŭm tŭng) [TA]
Superior lingual surface divided by the sulcus terminalis into an anterior two thirds, the presulcal part (pars presulcalis), and posterior third, the postsulcal part (pars postsulcalis).
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10] In this study of 22 cases of OSA, UPPP was combined with the midline glossectomy of the dorsum of tongue.
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The lesions are generally bilateral and symmetrical, affects the oral mucosa, gingival, the dorsum of tongue and lipmucosa.
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At her referral appointment with the periodontist, oral examination disclosed multiple white plaques and rough-surfaced to verrucous-appearing lesions that involved the mandibular gingiva, right buccal mucosa, dorsum of tongue (Fig 1), hard palate, and floor of mouth.