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n, pl -las or -lae (-ˌliː)
a small, tonguelike projection, such as that found in the left lung


(ˈlɪŋ gyə lə)

n., pl. -lae (-ˌli)
a tongue-shaped organ, process, or tissue.
[1655–65; < New Latin, Latin, dim of lingua tongue; compare ligula]
lin′gu•lar, adj.


n. língula, proyección o estructura en forma de lengüeta.
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Some of the most ancient Silurian animals, as the Nautilus, Lingula, &c.
BB-2004 Pyruvate dehydrogenase El Zootermopsis nevadensis component subunit beta Danio rerio Apis mellifera Dihydrolipoyllysine-residue Crassostrea gigas acetyltransferase Lingula anatina Biomphalaria glabrata Dihydrolipoyl dehydrogenase Zootermopsis nevadensis Rhy-opertha dominica Tribolium castaneum Mitochondrial carriers, permeability transition, and calcium transport proteins Voltage-dependent anion channel Eriocheir sinensis Culex quinquefasciatus Anopheles darlingi Adenine nucleotide Poecilia Formosa translocator isoform 3 Stegastes partitus Cynoglossus semilaevis Cyclophilin D Poecilia Formosa Larimichthys crocea Danio rerio Phosphate carrier protein Lingula anatina Stegodyphus mimosarum Crassostrea gigas GenBank Deduced protein name from access no.
A 76-year-old woman with a remote history of breast carcinoma and bilateral lung adenosquamous carcinoma presented with an enlarging pleural nodule at the lingula.
The exact location of the second or lower transverse or hinge axis is not yet ascertained till date, but likely to be the site of lower attachment of the sphenomandibular ligament or mandibular foramina or base of lingula.
The second and the third catheterizations were done in the left inferior lobe and lingula.
Caption: FIGURE 5: Gomori methenamine silver (GMS) stain performed on the lingula biopsy specimen highlights thin filamentous organisms with morphologic features suggestive of Actinomyces spp.
Brachiopods of the genus Lingula are harvested commercially in Southeast Asia (Brusca, Moore, & Shuster, 2016).
Marls contain thin limonitic layers with accumulations of the brachiopod Lingula, which is typical of the upper Muschelkalk facies in the Iberian Range (Marquez-Aliaga et al.
Ante la ausencia de aislamientos microbiologicos y la afectacion del parenquima pulmonar, se solicito broncoscopia donde se observo pequena lesion exofitica, irregular en lobulo superior derecho, con leve eritema y edema de la mucosa bronquial de la lingula.
En 1992, Reich y Johnson describieron seis mujeres que presentaban enfermedad pulmonar y micobacterias no tuberculosas con bronquiectasias en el lobulo medio y lingula, inmunocompetentes, sin antecedentes de tabaquismo o enfermedad pulmonar previa.
lingula was re-drawn after Roback & Nieser (1974), and the accuracy of the drawing cannot be confirmed.