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[ling-gyuh-luh] /ˈlɪŋ gyə lə/

noun, plural lingulae
[ling-gyuh-lee] /ˈlɪŋ gyəˌli/ (Show IPA)
a tongue-shaped organ, process, or tissue.

lingular lin·gu·lar (lĭng’gyə-lər)
Of or relating to a lingula.

lingula lin·gu·la (lĭng’gyə-lə)
n. pl. -lae (-lē’)
Any of several tongue-shaped processes.


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