Sphenoidal lingula - Lingula sphenoidalis

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Description

Along the posterior part of the lateral margin of the carotid groove, in the angle between the body and great wing, is a ridge of bone, called the lingula.


This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Sphenoid bone > Body of sphenoid bone > Sphenoidal lingula

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