tongue crib

n.

An appliance used to control visceral swallowing and tongue thrusting in infants and to encourage somatic tongue posture and function.

Nearby words

  1. tongman,
  2. tongs,
  3. tongshan,
  4. tongue,
  5. tongue cover,
  6. tongue depressor,
  7. tongue graft,
  8. tongue hangs out, one's,
  9. tongue in cheek, with,
  10. tongue river


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