microglossia


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mi·cro·glos·si·a

 (mī′rō-glô′sē-ə, -glŏs′ē-)
n.
Abnormal smallness of the tongue.

[micro- + Greek glōssa, tongue.]
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1 Microglossia and Hypoglossia refer to the presence of "a very small or rudimentary tongue".
1,2 Although it may present in isolation with cleft palate, alveolar synechiae are usually associated with Van der Woude syndrome, oromandibular limb hypogenesis syndrome,3 microglossia, micrognathia and popliteal pterygium syndrome.
The body of tongue, part of external ear and middle ear equally derive from the same arch explaining the association of otocephaly with microglossia and ear abnormalities.