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.

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

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

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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(2012), Prosthodontic Rehabilitation for Total Glossectomy with a Magnetic Detachable Mandibular Tongue Prosthesis: A Clinical Report.