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retrolingual

[ re-troh-ling-gwuh l ]
/ ˌrɛ troʊˈlɪŋ gwəl /

adjective Anatomy.

situated behind or near the base of the tongue.

Nearby words

retrohyoid bursa, retroject, retrojection, retrolental, retrolental fibroplasia, retrolingual, retromandibular vein, retromingent, retromolar pad, retronym, retroocular

Origin of retrolingual

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