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shaped like a tongue


(ˈlɪŋ gwəˌfɔrm)

[1745–55; < Latin lingu(a) lingua + -i- + -form]
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The postorbital region is partially preserved but the cross section illustrates well the prominent linguiform process that is common within the genus (e.
3] Acquired changes in liver morphology are represented by the following characteristic features, [1] linguiform lobes, [2] costal organ with very small left lobe, [3] deep renal impressions and "corset" type constrictions and local inflammation of the organ or gall bladder.
7 mm long, extrafloral nectaries 1, ovoid, lanceolateellipsoid, claviform to linguiform, stipitate or shortly stipitate, located between the proximal pair of leaflets or rachis just above the proximal pair, 1-6.
Stachyotis is similar to Rhabdocosma Meyrick, 1935 (Ypsolophidae) in the shape of the pleural lobes but differs from the latter in the male genitalia: processes on uncus in addition to socii present in Stachyotis, absent in Rhabdocosma; gnathos acuminate medially, up-curved in Stachyotis, with linguiform medial plate in Rhabdocosma; and saccus longer in Stachyotis than in Rhabdocosma.
With a marked linguiform process, Hyleacris, Mezentia genus group.
Bulb oval, distal haematodocha separated, embolus longer than in congeners, linguiform (Fig.