glosso-


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glosso-

or before a vowel

gloss-

combining form
indicating a tongue or language: glossolaryngeal.
[from Greek glossa tongue]

glosso-

or glotto-

a combining form meaning “tongue” ( glossopharyngeal), “speech” ( glossolalia), “gloss” ( glossographer).
[< Greek (Ionic), comb. form of glôssa]
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Observations on the etiology of trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, acoustic nerve dysfunction and glosso- pharyngeal neuralgia.