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ankyloglossia

Pronunciation: ang′ki-lō-glos′ē-ă

Definition: Partial or complete fusion of the tongue to the floor of the mouth; abnormal shortness of the frenulum linguae.

Synonym(s): tongue-tie

[ankylo- + G. glōssa, tongue]

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