glossodynia

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glossodynia

(ˌɡlɒsəʊˈdɪnɪə)
n
(Pathology) med a condition characterized by a burning or tingling mouth region
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Noun1.glossodynia - pain in the tongue
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
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Here was a man who now for the first time found himself looking into the eyes of death-- who was passing through one of those rare moments of experience when we feel the truth of a commonplace, which is as different from what we call knowing it, as the vision of waters upon the earth is different from the delirious vision of the water which cannot be had to cool the burning tongue.
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