from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several tongue-shaped bony structures, especially that which forms the anterior border of the mandibular foramen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tonguelike process or part.
- n. Any one of numerous species of brachiopod shells belonging to the genus Lingula, and related genera. See Brachiopoda, and Illustration in Appendix.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A little tongue or tongue-like part or process; a ligula.
- n. In zoology: [capitalized] The typical genus of Lingulidæ.
- n. Pl. lingulas (-läz). Any species of the genus Lingula or family Lingulidæ; a lingulid or tongue-shell.
This "lingula" rests upon a base of terra firma whose westernmost projection is Indian Point.
Smaller environments where the kids are multilingual or bi-lingula would actuall help those students because the students that speak both english and spanish can help those who only speak spanish .
This “lingula” rests upon a base of terra firma whose westernmost projection is Indian
Yes; the genus lingula, the species appearing in all the ages, was
The superior vermis is subdivided from before backward into the lingula, the lobulus centralis, the monticulus and the folium vermis, and each of these, with the exception of the lingula, is continuous with the corresponding parts of the hemispheresthe lobulus centralis with the alæ, the monticulus with the quadrangular lobules, and the folium vermis with the superior semilunar lobules.
The anterior medullary velum (page 793) fills in the angular interval between the superior peduncle, and is continuous behind with the central white substance of the cerebellum; it is covered on its dorsal surface by the lingula of the superior vermis.
The anterior medullary velum (velum medullare anterius; valve of Vieussens; superior medullary velum) is a thin, transparent lamina of white substance, which stretches between the superior peduncle; on the dorsal surface of its lower half the folia and lingula are prolonged.
The lingula (lingula cerebelli) is a small tongue-shaped process, consisting of four or five folia; it lies in front of the lobulus centralis, and is concealed by it.
It overlaps the lingula, from which it is separated by the precentral fissure; laterally, it extends along the upper and anterior part of each hemisphere, where it forms a wing-like prolongation, the ala lobuli centralis.
Between the lingula and the canine tooth the cartilage disappears, while the portion of it below and behind the incisor teeth becomes ossified and incorporated with this part of the mandible.