Lingual

Definition of Lingual

Lin´gual   Pronunciation: lĭņ´gwal
a.1.Of or pertaining to the tongue; uttered by the aid of the tongue; glossal; as, the lingual nerves; a lingual letter.
2.lying near the tongue; especially, in dentistry, on the surface of the tooth next to the tongue. Contrasted with buccal, the side of a tooth touching the cheek, i. e. the side opposite to the lingual side.
Lingual ribbon
(Zool.) See Odontophore.
n.1.A consonant sound formed by the aid of the tongue; - a term especially applied to certain articulations (as those of t, d, th, and n) and to the letters denoting them.

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