lytta definition

  • noun:
    • A thin cartilaginous strip in the underside of tongue of particular carnivorous animals, particularly dogs.
    • A fibrous muscular band lying within the longitudinal axis associated with the tongue in lots of animals, including the dog.
    • A fibrous and muscular band lying in the longitudinal axis for the tongue in many mammals, as puppy.
    • A long vermiform rod of cartilage or fibrous tissue in the middle line and under surface of the tongue of a carnivore; the glossohyal of a carnivore; the so-called “worm” of a dog's tongue.
    • [capitalized] A Fabrician genus of Coleoptera: just like Cantharis.

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