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Medical Term:

median glossoepiglottic fold


Definition: a fold of mucous membrane in the midline that extends from the back of the tongue to the epiglottis, forming the medial boundary of the epiglottic valleculae.

Synonym(s): plica glossoepiglottica medianaTA, frenulum epiglottidis, middle glossoepiglottic fold

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