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glos·si·tis

 (glô-sī′tĭs, glŏ-)
n.
Inflammation of the tongue.

glos·sit′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.

glossitis

(ɡlɒˈsaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the tongue
glossitic adj

glos•si•tis

(glɒˈsaɪ tɪs, glɔ-)

n.
inflammation of the tongue.
[1815–25]
glos•sit′ic (-ˈsɪt ɪk) adj.

glossitis

an inflamed condition of the tongue. — glossitic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glossitis - inflammation of the tongue
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
acute glossitis - glossitis resulting from injury or infection and characterized by swelling and pain
chronic glossitis - glossitis with atrophy of tongue tissue; sometimes accompanies pernicious anemia
glossodynia exfoliativa, Moeller's glossitis - a superficial form of glossitis marked by irregular red patches on the tongue and sensitivity to hot or spicy food
Translations

glos·si·tis

, glottitis
n. glositis, glotitis infl. de la lengua;
acute ______ aguda, asociada con estomatitis.

glossitis

n glositis f
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Bacterial diseases in snakes, which are characterized by different clinical manifestations, include stomatitis, ophthalmic and subcutaneous abscesses, glossitis, gastroenteritis, pneumonia, oophoritis and septicemia (Ferreira et al.
5% (RYGB); Symptoms are rare, 61 %-69% (BPD-DS) but include dry hair, decreased immunity, xerophthalmia Vitamin D 25%-80% Osteomalacia, fractures, depression, myalgia, bone pain Iron 17% (LSG), 30%-45% Microcytic anemia, (post malabsorptive fatigue, dyspnea procedures) on exertion, angular stomatitis, glossitis Zinc 12% (LSG); 21 %-33% Poor wound healing, (RYGB); 74%-91 % skin lesions, (BPD-DS) dermatitis, diminished taste, hair loss, altered immune function, glossitis Copper 2% (RYGB); 10%-24% Anemia, (BPD-DS) pancytopenia, fatigue, dyspnea on exertion, spastic gait, sensory ataxia, peripheral neuropathy, paresthesias Nutrient Measurement Recommended (threshold frequency for deficiency) of screening Protein Serum albumin Every 6 months (<3.
Table Types of Nutrient Deficiency Caused by Heavy Drinking and the Associated Signs and Symptoms Selected Nutrient Deficiency Signs/Symptoms Magnesium Insulin resistance, muscle cramps Selenium Myopathy, cardiomyopathy Vitamin B1/Thiamine Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, neurologic symptoms Vitamin B2/Riboflavin Glossitis, cheilitis, and lingual papillae atrophy Vitamin A/Retinol Abnormal dark adaptation, rough skin Vitamin C Scurvy with purpura and petechiae Vitamin D Altered bone metabolism, altered gut barrier/immune function Vitamin E Oxidative stress Niacin Skin photosensitivity, confusion, pellagra Folate, S-Adenosylmethionine Anemia, altered methylation, epigenetic effects
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Other notable signs of anaemia include paleness of skin and mucous membrane Specific features are related to specific causes such as koilonychia in iron deficiency, atrophic glossitis in megaloblastic anaemia [4].
Erythematous candidiasis can be categorized into acute and chronic atrophic, angular cheilitis, median rhomboid glossitis and chronic multifocal candidiasis.
4) Severe vitamin B( deficiency is associated with microcytic anemia, dermatitis (scaling on the lips and cracks at the corners of the mouth), glossitis (swollen tongue), depression and confusion, and weakened immune function.
Interstitial pneumonia, the predominant histopathologic alteration, occurred in all the piglets; other frequent lesions were diphtheric glossitis (6 piglets), lymphocytic myocarditis (6 piglets), ballooning degeneration of the transitional epithelium of the urinary bladder (Figure 1, panel C) and the ureters (4 piglets), and lymphoplasmacytic encephalitis (3 piglets).
Glucagonoma, due to oversecretion of glucagon is associated with a characteristic paraneoplastic phenomenon, called glucagonoma syndrome, which consists of specific rash known as necrolytic migratory erythema (NME), mild diabetes mellitus (DM), weight loss, normochromic normocytic anemia, glossitis, stomatitis, hypoaminoacidemia, deep vein thrombosis and depression [7].
In medicine, glossitis is an inflammation of which part of the body?
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