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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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Fissured tongue was seen in 11.3% patients of our study, a feature not seen by Sultan et al.8 and Mirza et al.9 Angular chelitis was seen in only 1.9% of our patients while higher percentages were seen in Udayakumar et al.14 and Sultan et al.8 as 12% and 15%, respectively.
Using fissured tongue image as an example, Figure 10 represents the retrieval results according to traditional edge histogram algorithm and improved edge histogram algorithm, the first nine images sorted according to the size of the similarity.
The most prevalent oral lesions in the asthmatic group were chronic atrophic candidiasis 13(13%), fissured tongue 13(13%), geographic tongue 10(10%).
The complete triad including lip edema, fissured tongue and facial nerve paresis was manifested in three patients, oligosymptomatic form with lip edema and fissured tongue was diagnosed in two patients and one patient had only lip edema (monosymptomatic form).
A study carried out on 146 type 2 DM patients also found a prevalence of 28.7% of coated tongue.17An association between diabetes and fissured tongue has been reported in a previous study.18 In the present study this alteration was more common in diabetic patients than in the non-diabetics.
There is also an offered correlation with Down syndrome and fissured tongue. A family history has also been stated to be associated with geographic tongue which may be genetic and relevant to major histocompatibility complex.
Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (MRS) is a rare granulomatous disease characterized by recurrent, relapsing orofacial edema, facial palsy, and a fissured tongue. Furrowing of the tongue may also be seen, but it is less common.
BMG is also seen to occur in association with fissured tongue and geographic stomatitis.
A total of twenty-six different mucosal changes were diagnosed, the most common of which were melanotic maculae (36.0%), linea alba (33.9%), traumatic ulcers (21.5%), Fordyce's granules (20.4%), coated tongue (12.5%) and fissured tongue (10.0%Table 2).
Later, in 1931, Rosenthal included the presence of a fissured tongue as a third symptom (1).
Oral psoriasis is also characterized by diffuse mucosal erythema, grey-white round mucosal patches, and fissured tongue, she said.
The presence of furrows on the dorsal surface of the tongue, called fissured tongue or scrotal tongue, occurs in about 2%-5% of the general population.