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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 periodicals archive ?
They also found correlation between the alterations of steroid hormone levels in pregnancy and morphological changes in the lingual papillae. [8]
Below the thick epithelium of the lingual papillae, connective tissue rich in type I and III collagen fibers was observed, with predominance of type III fibers (Figures 2B and 3B) and absence of mucous glands.
However, studying the lingual papillae of rats may note different shapes on the surface and their connective tissue cores (CTCs) in the treated samples with NaOH solution.
The dorsal surface of the tongue is composed of a mucous membrane and covered in lingual papillae. The pale red color of the tongue surface in a normal state comes from a combination of colors of the mucous membrane (CMMs), which may reflect the optical properties of the blood (OPB) in the lingual artery and the lingual papillae.
There are various types of lingual papillae including filiform, fungiform, circumvallate, lentiform and foliate papillae on the surface of the tongue of mammals [13].
Comparative scanning electron-microscopic study of the lingual papillae in two species of domestic mammals (Equus caballus and Bos Taurus).
The definite characters of the dorsal lingual surface in mammals were the shape and distribution of the lingual papillae. The papillae on the lingual surface were closely related to the animal diet and feeding habits (Iwasaki, 2002; Kumar & Bate, 2004; Erdogan et al, 2015).