geographical tongue

[ jē′ə-grăfĭ-kəl ]

n.

A chronic inflammation of the tongue characterized by distinct somewhat circular groupings of lesions bounded by a white band.benign migratory glossitis erythema migrans linguae pityriasis linguae

Nearby words

  1. geographic range,
  2. geographic south,
  3. geographical,
  4. geographical determinism,
  5. geographical mile,
  6. geography,
  7. geohydrology,
  8. geoid,
  9. geoisotherm,
  10. geol.


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