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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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RNs and unlicensed personnel both reported that dry tongue was a problem frequently encountered in the neuroscience patient.
The presence of dry tongue and thick, ropey secretions probably interferes with verbal communications, and patients may not always request care when they wish to receive it.
Thick and ropey secretions, dry tongue, and excessive debris on the tongue were frequently reported oral conditions encountered by nurses and unlicensed personnel.
Signs of dehydration include dry lips, dry tongue, headache, nausea, muscle cramping, weakness, dizziness, exhaustion and concentrated or dark- colored urine.
It was classified as follows: if a child was alert, had well or normal eyes, tears, moist mouth and tongue, could drink normally, and was not thirsty, he/she was assessed as showing 'no' sign of dehydration; if a child was restless, irritable with sunken eyes, has absence of tears, dry tongue, and could drink eagerly, the dehydration was graded as 'some' dehydration-in this type, skin retracted slowly when pinched; if a patient was lethargic or unconscious, floppy with very sunken eyes, has absence of tears, has very dry tongue, and could drink poorly or was unable to drink, the dehydration was graded as 'severe'-in this type, the skin went back very slowly when pinched.
He said: "His condition was that of a man with an unsteady gait, slurred speech and a dry tongue - which signifies dehyrdration.
Their dry tongues tickle and once they have finished their feast there is not a drop of moisture to be found in your palms.