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

Median glossoepiglottic fold

Median glossoepiglottic fold

Pronunciation

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


Description
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.
Latin
Plica glossoepiglottica mediana
French
Pli glosso-épiglottique médian

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