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Medical Term:

hemiglossitis

Pronunciation: hem'e-glos-i'tis

Definition: A vesicular eruption on one side of the tongue and the corresponding inner surface of the cheek, probably herpetic.

[hemi- + G. glossa, tongue, + -itis, inflammation]

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