Sphenoidal lingula

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Bone: Sphenoidal lingula
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Sphenoid bone. Upper surface. (Lingula labeled at center right.)
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Base of the skull. Upper surface. (Lingula not labeled, but sphenoid bone is visible in yellow, and lingula would be near foramen lacerum.)
Gray's subject #35 148
Dorlands
/ Elsevier
    
l_11/12496650

Along the posterior part of the lateral margin of the carotid groove of the sphenoid bone, in the angle between the body and great wing, is a ridge of bone, called the lingula.

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