- inflammation of the tongue.
Origin of glossitis
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Glossitis and oedema of the larynx may require the surgical procedures often necessary when they occur under other circumstances.
In cases where the glossitis is an extension from tonsillitis, these sensations begin in the root of the organ.
Fleming66 calls prominent attention to a complication of glossitis, of which he alludes to several examples.
The chronic parenchymatous form of glossitis is usually circumscribed.
Glossitis, or inflammation of the tongue, is very similar to stomatitis, and mostly exists with it and is due to the same causes.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
- inflammation of the tongue
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- Inflammation of the tongue.
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