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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.

lin·gu·la

, pl.

lin·gu·lae

(ling'gyū-lă, -lē), [TA]
1. A term applied to several tongue-shaped processes.
2. When not qualified, the lingula of cerebellum.
[L. dim. of lingua, tongue]

lin·gu·la

, pl. lingulae (ling'gyū-lă, -lē) [TA]
1. A term applied to several tongue-shaped processes, particularly that of the cerebellum and of the upper lobe of the left lung.
2. When not qualified, the lingula of the cerebellum.
[L. dim. of lingua, tongue]

lingula

Any tongue-shaped structure or process.

lin·gu·la

, pl. lingulae (ling'gyū-lă, -lē) [TA]
A tongue-shaped process.
[L. dim. of lingua, tongue]
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The medial pterygoid muscle is reflected to allow identification of the lingula, which is identified preoperatively using VSP.
CT chest of our patient showed bilateral pulmonary cysts and numerous ground glass nodules of variable size ranging from a few millimeters to a few centimeters with characteristic upper lobe predominance and sparing of the lung bases and anteromedial parts of the middle lobe and lingula. There was no intrathoracic lymphadenopathy or pleural effusion.
Areas of ground-glass opacity in the middle lobe, lingula, and inferior lobes, with thickening of intralobular septa.
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A 76-year-old woman with a remote history of breast carcinoma and bilateral lung adenosquamous carcinoma presented with an enlarging pleural nodule at the lingula. A CT-guided biopsy of the pleural nodule revealed adenocarcinoma (Figure 9, A) positive for GATA-binding protein 3 (GATA3) (Figure 9, B), progesterone receptor (PR) (Figure 9, C), estrogen receptor (ER) (Figure 9, D), mammaglobin (Figure 9, E), and gross cystic disease fluid protein 15 (GCDFP-15) (focal), but negative for TTF-1 (Figure 9, F) and p40.
The second and the third catheterizations were done in the left inferior lobe and lingula. In the fourth catheterization, recurrence was evidenced in the left lung and new AVMs were found in the right inferior lobe requiring new embolizations.
A CT scan of the chest (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)) showed left-sided pneumonia involving the lingula and posterior basal segment and endobronchial occlusion of the posterior segment of the left lower lobe, possibly foreign body, not present on prior chest X-ray.
Bronchoscopy revealed bleeding coming from the left lung with positive bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) for pulmonary alveolar hemorrhage (PAH) in the lingula. Hemoptysis resolved upon discontinuation of aspirin and clopidogrel.
Subsequent examination of the left upper, lingula, and left lower lobes was normal down to subsegmental level.
The most recent literature states that CBCT images are reliable to evaluate the linear measurements of the condyle: the condylar length (linear distance between anterior point of mandibular condyle and posterior point of mandibular condyle), the condylar width (linear distance between the lateral point and the medial point of mandibular condyle), and the condylar height (linear distance between superior point of mandibular condyle and mandibular lingula), as ascertained by data obtained from a sample of 25 dry skulls, for which the age and gender distribution were not known [19].
Caption: FIGURE 5: Gomori methenamine silver (GMS) stain performed on the lingula biopsy specimen highlights thin filamentous organisms with morphologic features suggestive of Actinomyces spp.
Esta hibridez social e cultural--patente na lingula crioula cabo-verdiana--faz de Cabo Verde uma sociedade e cultura mais proxima do mundo crioulo das Antilhas do que de Africa continental.