Oral cavity

Inferior surface of tongue and floor of mouth

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Oral cavity
Inferior surface of tongue and floor of mouth
The subject is young, adult male. The mouth has been opened widely and the tongue elevated. The entire inferior dental arch is visible.
1 . Apex of tongue (above pointer)
2 . Lateral margin of tongue
3 . Inferior surface of tongue
4 . Frenulum of tongue
5 . Fimbriated fold (of tongue)
6 . Lingual vein (visible beneath mucosa)
7 . Lower lip
8 . Sublingual caruncle (openings of submandibular duct)
9 . Sublingual fold
10 . Gingiva
11 . Openings of minor sublingual duct