coated tongue coat·ed tongue (kō'tĭd)
The presence of a whitish layer on the upper surface of the tongue, composed of epithelial debris, food particles, and bacteria.
On admission she looked pale and exhausted, had a slight temporary fever and a coated tongue.
Physical condition during the stupor: At first she had a coated tongue, foul breath and a fetid diarrhea.
This accounts for the thirst, coated tongue, and disagreeable taste of the mouth when impure air is breathed during sleep.
On admission the patient had a coated tongue, foul breath, constipation, lively knee-jerks and a pulse of 110.
Under Observation: On admission she had a temperature of 100, a coated tongue, suffused conjunctiv.