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2 definitions found
 for lingual ribbon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lingual \Lin"gual\ (l[i^][ng]"gwal), a. [L. lingua tongue: cf.
     F. lingual. See Tongue, and cf. Language.]
     1. Of or pertaining to the tongue; uttered by the aid of the
        tongue; glossal; as, the lingual nerves; a lingual letter.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. lying near the tongue; especially, in dentistry, on the
        surface of the tooth next to the tongue. Contrasted with
        buccal, the side of a tooth touching the cheek, i. e.
        the side opposite to the lingual side.
        [PJC]
  
     Lingual ribbon. (Zool.) See Odontophore.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Radula \Rad"u*la\ (r[a^]d"[-u]*l[.a]), n.; pl. Radulae
     (r[a^]d"[-u]*l[=e]). [L., a scraper, fr. radere to scrape.]
     (Zool.)
     The chitinous ribbon bearing the teeth of mollusks; -- called
     also lingual ribbon, and tongue. See Odontophore.
     [1913 Webster]

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