glossal

[glos-uh l, glaw-suh l]

adjective

of or relating to the tongue.

Origin of glossal

First recorded in 1855–60; gloss(a) + -al1
Related formssub·glos·sal, adjective
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subglossal in Medicine

subglossal

[sŭb-glôsəl]

adj.

Below or beneath the tongue; hypoglossal.

glossal

[glôsəl]

adj.

Of or relating to the tongue.
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