margin of tongue

mar·gin of tongue

the lateral border that separates the dorsum from the inferior surface of the tongue on each side, the two borders meeting anteriorly at the apex.
Synonym(s): margo linguae [TA]
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Her-in we report a case of 55 years old male who underwent radical oesophagectomy for adenocarcinoma of lower oesophagus twelve months back now presented with hard mass in the right margin of tongue which was suspected as primary tongue carcinoma; subsequently was confirmed as metastatic oesophageal adenocarcinoma following excision.
Vocal slits large, extending from beneath postero-lateral margin of tongue to near jaw angle; tongue with a shallow posterior notch; vomerine teeth in two well-separated, transverse rows between posterior halves of obliquely elliptical choanae.