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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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Translations

lingual

adjZungen-; lingual soundZungenlaut m
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lin·gual

a. lingual, rel. a la lengua.
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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.
Woolgar (8) suggests that pull-through resection offers the best chance of cancer ablation because it is likely that some of the intraoral recurrences are related to the remaining lingual lymph nodes during standard neck dissection.
Results: Two to four foramina were observed on the lingual surfaces in the symphysis areas in 27 dry skulls.
Initially referred to as lingual osteomas, these lesions have since been reclassified as osseous choristomas [1].
During last years the patients' aesthetic demands are deeply rising, thus increasing the requests for invisible lingual orthodontic therapy [3].
carotis externa), respectivamente, donde esta ultima, caudal al angulo de la mandibula da origen a la arteria lingual (A.
Lingual osseous choristoma, previously known as osteoma of the tongue, is a rare, benign entity.
Lingual thyroid is commonest type of ectopic thyroid tissue accounting for 90% of cases.
Based on the clinical presentation and location of the mass, and the fact that it had grown larger during pregnancy, we suspected she had lingual thyroid.
In descriptions of these surgical procedures in inferior jaw, the anterior lingual foramina and related vessels and nerves are not often mentioned.
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 orthodontics, apart from offering the aesthetic benefit, also provides several mechanical advantages over conventional labial mechanics, such as active intrusive forces on the anterior dentition, more bodily movement of the tooth and less distal tipping during molar distalization and remarkable dentoalveolar expansion.