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a.1.(Anat.) Pertaining to both the hyoidean arch and the tongue; - applied to the anterior segment of the hyoidean arch in many fishes. - n. The glossohyal bone or cartilage; lingual bone; entoglossal bone.
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The lingual plate was noted to be partially absorbed.
4] Squamous odontogenic tumor can have locally aggressive behavior, eroding through the facial or lingual plates of alveolar bone, or extending into the palate, maxillary sinuses, nasal floor, and nasal spine.