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glossal

[glos-uh l, glaw-suh l]
adjective
  1. of or relating to the tongue.
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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.
  1. Below or beneath the tongue; hypoglossal.
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glossal

(glôsəl)
adj.
  1. Of or relating to the tongue.
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