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glos·si·tis

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

glos·sit′ic (-sĭt′ĭk) adj.
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glossitis

(ɡlɒˈsaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the tongue
glossitic adj
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glos•si•tis

(glɒˈsaɪ tɪs, glɔ-)

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

glos·si·tis

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

n glositis f
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Median Rhomboid Glossitis type of candida lesion was encountered in one HIV infected male patient of age 40 years who was on antiretroviral therapy; condition was characterised clinically by a more or less diamond-shaped area on the dorsum of the tongue with loss of papillae [8] (Photo No.
Prevalence of geographic tongue, fissured tongue, median rhomboid glossitis and hairy tongue among 3611 Minnesota school children.
Clinically, median rhomboid glossitis manifests as a well-delineated erytbematous area located along the midline posterior dorsal tongue just anterior to the circumvallate papillae (figure 1).