glossitis

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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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