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macroglossia

Pronunciation: mak'ro-glos'e-a

Definition: Enlargement of the tongue, either developmental in origin or secondary to a neoplasm or vascular hamartoma.

Synonym(s): megaloglossia

[macro- + G. glossa, tongue]

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