blacktongue

[ blak-tuhng ]
/ ˈblækˌtʌŋ /

noun Veterinary Pathology.

canine pellagra.

Origin of blacktongue

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35; black + tongue
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Medicine definitions for black tongue

black tongue


n.

The presence of a blackish- to yellowish-brown patch or patches on the tongue, accompanied by elongation of the papillae.melanoglossia
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