lingual frenum


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lingual frenum

fren·u·lum of tongue

(fren'yū-lŭm tŭng) [TA]
Fold of mucous membrane extending from floor of mouth to midline of the undersurface of tongue.
Synonym(s): lingual frenulum.
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The patient was referred to the Department of Periodontics to relieve this lingual frenum as it would interfere with the mandibular denture retention.
However, an adequately relieved lingual frenum greatly aids in mandibular denture construction.