Definition of Macroglossia. Meaning of Macroglossia. Synonyms of Macroglossia

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Definition of Macroglossia

Macroglossia
Macroglossia Mac`ro*glos"si*a, n. [NL. See Macro-, and Glossa.] (Med.) Enlargement or hypertrophy of the tongue.

Meaning of Macroglossia from wikipedia

- Macroglossia is the medical term for an unusually large tongue. Severe enlargement of the tongue can cause cosmetic and functional difficulties in speaking...
- Macrosomia (traditionally defined as weight and length/height >97th centile) Macroglossia Hemihyperplasia (asymmetric overgrowth of one or more regions of the...
- A birth defect, also known as a congenital disorder, is a condition present at birth regardless of its cause. Birth defects may result in disabilities...
- (the side facing the tongue) of the dental arches, or from any cause of macroglossia (enlarged tongue), which in itself has many causes such as Down syndrome...
- posture, myxedematous facies, macroglossia, and umbilical hernia Close up of face, showing myxedematous facies, macroglossia, and skin mottling Close up...
- Geographic tongue Median rhomboid glossitis Transient lingual papillitis Glossoptosis Hypoglossia Lingual thyroid Macroglossia Microglossia Rhabdomyoma...
- tongue Microglossia Macroglossia - an abnormally large tongue, seen in some disorders such as Down syndrome (although macroglossia can be an acquired condition...
- bossing) Pronounced lower jaw protrusion (prognathism) with attendant macroglossia (enlargement of the tongue) and teeth spacing Hypertrichosis, hyperpigmentation...
- Geographic tongue Median rhomboid glossitis Transient lingual papillitis Glossoptosis Hypoglossia Lingual thyroid Macroglossia Microglossia Rhabdomyoma...
- text: authors list (link) Perkins, JA (December 2009). "Overview of macroglossia and its treatment". Current Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head and Neck...
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