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glossal

[ glos-uhl, glaw-suhl ]
/ ˈglɒs əl, ˈglɔ səl /
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adjective
of or relating to the tongue.
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Origin of glossal

First recorded in 1855–60; gloss(a) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM glossal

sub·glos·sal, adjective
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Medical definitions for glossal

glossal
[ glôsəl ]

adj.
Of or relating to the tongue.
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