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Illustration - View from above of the tongue removed from the body

Median glossoepiglottic fold

Median glossoepiglottic fold


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Other Terms:
Median glossoepiglottic fold, Middle glossoepiglottic fold, Plica glossoepiglottica mediana, Pli glosso-épiglottique médian

The median glossoepiglottic fold is formed from the forward curve of the anterior epiglottis which is covered on upper part by mucous membranes which is then reflected on the sides and root of the tongue.
Plica glossoepiglottica mediana
Pli glosso-épiglottique médian

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