from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Inflammation of the tongue.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, inflammation of the tongue. Also glottitis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Inflammation of the tongue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine An inflammatory condition of the tongue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun inflammation of the tongue


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