Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, hypertrophy of the tongue.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) Enlargement or hypertrophy of the tongue.
- n. a congenital disorder characterized by an abnormally large tongue; often seen in cases of Down's syndrome
“The above conditions are known as macroglossia, which is a congenital hypertrophy of the tongue analogous to elephantiasis.”
“In certain cases of macroglossia in children, the lesion has been found to be a fibromatosis of the nerves of the tongue, analogous to the plexiform neuroma.”
“The typical form -- lymphangiomatous macroglossia -- is due to a dilatation of the lymph spaces of the tongue.”
“Here belong in part also the imperfections of speech that are occasioned by too large a tongue (macroglossia).”
“Similar to the cases we describe in CKCS, macroglossia and dysphagia are prominent features of both GRMD and CXMDj”
“On physical examination, restricted jaw mobility and macroglossia were noted.”
“All affected dogs had a similar clinical presentation for dysphagia and macroglossia since an early age.”
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"Sick" is probably not the right word, but this is where I put diseases, problems and abnormalities until I find a better way to sort them.
of the tongue; language
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