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Sublingual caruncle

Sublingual caruncle
Sublingual caruncle
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Latin Caruncula sublingualis
Dorlands
/Elsevier
c_13/12217400
Anatomical terminology

The sublingual caruncle is a site on either side of the frenulum linguae on the sublingual surface of the tongue. There it denotes the site at which the submandibular gland empties into the oral cavity.

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External links

  • Anatomy diagram: 25420.000-1 at Roche Lexicon - illustrated navigator, Elsevier


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