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glos·sa

 (glô′sə, glŏs′ə)
n. pl. glos·sae (glô′sē, glŏs′ē) or glos·sas
1. Anatomy The tongue.
2. Zoology A tonguelike structure in the labium of an insect.

[Greek glōssa, tongue.]

glos′sal adj.

glos•sal

(ˈglɒs əl, ˈglɔ səl)

adj.
of or pertaining to the tongue.
[1860]
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Every patient experienced hemiplegia and other initial clinical symptoms of pontine infarction, including central facial and/or glossal palsy ( n = 20 [66.
1 -- Age-wise Gender-wise distribution Total distribution Thyro- Thyroiditis glossal cyst M F M F 1-10 1 -- -- -- 1 11-20 -- 1 1 4 16 21-30 -- -- -- 2 35 31-40 -- -- -- 6 48 41-50 -- -- -- 2 15 51-60 -- -- -- -- 12 61-70 -- -- -- -- 2 71-80 -- -- -- -- 1 Total 1 1 1 14 130 M:F ratio 1:1 1:14 Table 5: Age- and gender-wise distribution in neoplastic lesions Age-wise Gender-wise distribution Total distribution Follicular Papillary Medullary Anaplastic neoplasm carcinoma carcinoma carcinoma M F M F M F M F 1-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 11-20 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- 2 21-30 -- 2 -- 1 -- -- -- -- 3 31-40 1 3 -- 1 -- -- -- -- 5 41-50 1 1 -- -- -- 1 -- -- 3 51-60 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 1 61-70 -- -- -- -- -- -- 1 -- 1 71-80 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Total 2 9 0 2 0 1 1 0 15 M:F ratio 1:4.
Left para glossal approach for a newborn with midline teratoma Paediatric anaesthesia, 2010: 20.
Joseph Komonchak, "Augustine, Aquinas, or the Gospel sine glossal Divisions over Gaudium et spes," in Unfinished Journey: The Church 40 Years after Vatican II; Essays for John Wilkins, ed.
At its base, the tongue is distinctively surrounded by a sleeve of connective tissue, described as a glossal tube by Muchhala (2006), which follows the ventral position of the trachea (Fig.