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General Anatomy > Alimentary system > Mouth > Tongue > Apex of tongue; Tip of tongue

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The apex of the tongue (apex linguæ tip), thin and narrow, is directed forward against the lingual surfaces of the lower incisor teeth.


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/).

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