Translation of lingual in Spanish:


lingual, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈlɪŋɡwəl//ˈlɪŋɡw(ə)l/


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    • The posterior lingual crista runs off the lingual side of the fifth cuspule, following the ridge of a posterolingual bulge.
    • The cingulum, which is strong at the posterior border, thins out in anterior direction along the lingual and buccal sides.
    • The later dinocephalians improved on this system by developing heels on the lingual sides of the incisor teeth which met against one another to form a crushing surface when the jaws were shut.
    • An incipient dentine tract is present on the lingual side of the tooth.
    • Oral lichen planus is common, mainly occurs after middle age, and typically presents as bilateral white lesions (papules, plaques, or reticular areas) in the buccal and lingual mucosae.