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lin·gual

 (lĭng′gwəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or situated near the tongue or a tonguelike organ.
2. Linguistics Pronounced with the tongue in conjunction with other organs of speech.
3. Of languages; linguistic: lingual diversity.
n. Linguistics
A sound, such as (t), (l), and (n), that is pronounced with the tongue and other organs of speech.

lin′gual·ly adv.

lingual

(ˈlɪŋɡwəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the tongue or a part or structure resembling a tongue
2. (Linguistics)
a. rare of or relating to language or languages
b. (in combination): polylingual.
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) articulated with the tongue
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) a lingual consonant, such as Scots (r)
ˈlingually adv

lin•gual

(ˈlɪŋ gwəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the tongue or some tonguelike part.
2. pertaining to languages.
3. articulated with the aid of the tongue, esp. the tip of the tongue, as the sound (d) or (n).
n.
4. a lingual speech sound.
[1350–1400; Middle English: tongue-shaped surgical instrument < Medieval Latin linguālis]
lin′gual•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lingual - a consonant that is produced with the tongue and other speech organs
consonant - a speech sound that is not a vowel
Adj.1.lingual - consisting of or related to language; "linguistic behavior"; "a linguistic atlas"; "lingual diversity"
2.lingual - pertaining to or resembling or lying near the tongue; "lingual inflammation"; "the lingual surface of the teeth"
Translations

lingual

adjZungen-; lingual soundZungenlaut m

lin·gual

a. lingual, rel. a la lengua.
References in classic literature ?
For, through the months' interval of consciousness of his long sickness, Bassett had mastered the psychological simplicities and lingual difficulties of the language of the tribe of Ngurn and Balatta and Vngngn--the latter the addle-headed young chief who was ruled by Ngurn, and who, whispered intrigue had it, was the son of Ngurn.
Most patients with a lingual thyroid gland are asymptomatic, as it rarely manifests clinically with aerodigestive symptoms, malignancy, or endocrine dysfunction.
The anatomical study of tongue specially lingual papilla also were done on fruit eater bat [3,4,9,6] and insectivorous species belong to families such as Molossidae [7], Phyllostomidae [8], Rhinolophidae [21] and Vespertilionidae [23,10].
Lingual dental braces have emerged as a tool of choice for today's busy professionals who want that perfect smile, yet aren't ready to let them hinder their life People have been queuing up at New Delhi's Maulana Azad Dental College and Hospital for these braces, which are placed behind the teeth.
Lingual orthodontics; a new approach using STb light lingual system and lingual straight wire.
By ISLAMABAD, March 29, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Chairman of PML (Like Minded) Chaudhry Hamid Nasir Chattha Monday called for holding a referendum in NWFP over renaming the North Western Frontier Province (NWFP) so as a consensus view could emerge and the polarisation of NWFP people on lingual basis could be averted.
By ISLAMABAD, March 29, 2010 (Frontier Star): Chairman of PML (Like Minded) Chaudhry Hamid Nasir Chattha Monday called for holding a referendum in NWFP over renaming the North Western Frontier Province (NWFP) so as a consensus view could emerge and the polarisation of NWFP people on lingual basis could be averted.
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AMEX:NVD) to produce NovaDel's nitroglycerin lingual spray for the treatment of acute angina, under an exclusive five-year contract.
has commenced a pilot pharmacokinetic feasibility study in humans of a lingual spray version of alprazolam, a widely prescribed anti-anxiety medication marketed as Xanax(R) by Pfizer, Inc, and as a generic by several producers.
South San Francisco, CA) has licensed exclusive United States and Canadian rights to a proprietary lingual spray formulation of the anti-emetic compound ondansetron hydrochloride, the active ingredient of GlaxoSmithkline's Zofran .
Use of a Lingual Lure by the Mangrove Salt Marsh Snake, Nerodia clarkii compressicauda.