tongue

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a system of terms used by a people sharing a history and culture

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a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity

a human written or spoken language used by a community

any long thin projection that is transient

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a manner of speaking

a narrow strip of land that juts out into the sea

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the tongue of certain animals used as meat

the flap of material under the laces of a shoe or boot

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metal striker that hangs inside a bell and makes a sound by hitting the side

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articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments

lick or explore with the tongue

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In this investigation, the diagnostic criteria of geographic tongue were based on the clinical examination as well as the history and characteristics of the disorder.
Patients with symptomatic or asymptomatic geographic tongue were consisted in this study.
The Geographic tongue is a common lesion that frequently emerges on the dorsal and lateral border of the tongue.
Geographic tongue and fissured tongue were the most frequent lesions in all the age groups.
Therefore, there has been some idea on the point that approval of zinc in patients with geographic tongue can make healing and the minimum dose was selected to avoid any toxic effect.
In our study, the role of zinc sulfate on geographic tongue healing was not proven; in other study, Dr.
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