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

[micro- + Greek glōssa, tongue.]
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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.
Microglossia found in fetuses of the treated group is not a common condition and according to Moore & Persaud might be associated with micrognathia and limb malformations.
Extreme microglossia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2003; 67: 473-77.