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Dorsum of tongue

Dorsum of tongue
The back of the tongue; the upper surface of the tongue divided by the sulcus terminalis into an anterior two-thirds, the pars presulcalis (presulcal part), and a posterior one-third, the pars postsulcalis (postsulcal part).
Synonym: dorsum linguae.


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