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blacktongue

[ blak-tuhng ]
/ ˈblækˌtʌŋ /
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noun Veterinary Pathology.
canine pellagra.
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Origin of blacktongue

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

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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