lingula of mandible

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lin·gu·la of man·di·ble

[TA]
a pointed tongue of bone overlapping the mandibular foramen, giving attachment to the sphenomandibular ligament.
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lingula of mandible

The projection of bone that forms the medial boundary of the mandibular foramen and gives attachment to the sphenomandibular ligament.
See also: lingula
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Spix,

Johann B., German anatomist, 1781-1826.
Spix spine - a pointed tongue of bone overlapping the mandibular foramen, giving attachment to the sphenomandibular ligament. Synonym(s): lingula of mandible
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lin·gu·la of man·di·ble

(linggyū-lă mandi-bĕl) [TA]
Pointed tongue of bone overlapping mandibular foramen, giving attachment to sphenomandibular ligament.
Synonym(s): mandibular tongue.
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