glossospasm

[glôsə-spăz′əm]

n.

Spasmodic contraction of the tongue.

Nearby words

  1. glossopharyngeal,
  2. glossopharyngeal breathing,
  3. glossopharyngeal nerve,
  4. glossoplasty,
  5. glossorrhaphy,
  6. glossotomy,
  7. glossotrichia,
  8. glossy,
  9. glossy snake,
  10. glottal


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