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Medical Term:

aglossostomia

Pronunciation: ā-glos-ō-stō′mē-ă

Definition: Congenital absence of the tongue, with a malformed (usually closed) mouth.

[G. a- priv. + glōssa, tongue, + stoma, mouth]

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