• Definition for "ankyloglossia"
    • A congenital oral anomaly when the lingual frenulum…
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ankyloglossia definition

  • noun:
    • A congenital oral anomaly when the lingual frenulum is unusually quick and thick, decreasing transportation of the tongue and affecting consuming, message, etc.
    • See ankyloglossus.
    • a congenital anomaly when the mucous membrane underneath the tongue is just too short limiting the flexibility of the tongue
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