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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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Medieval pastoral texts may indeed be accurately read as a "discourse of authority," but, as a discourse on discourse, early modern tongue treatises are probably best understood as "commentaries," in the sense Foucault gave to the word.
In fact, the Chinese traditional medicine attaches great importance to correlation analysis; namely, different tongues reflect different diseases, and there may exist some symbiosis or mutual exclusivity among different characteristics of the tongue.
Latvian is mother tongue of 89.2 percent population in Vidzeme, 76.4 percent of population in Kurzeme, 75.2 percent of population in Pieriga, and 72.8 percent of population in Zemgale.
From a fuzzy coating to painful sores, we asked Dr Uchenna Okoye, director of the London Smiling Dental Group (londonsmiling.com) to reveal some tell-tale signs and changes to your tongue, and what they might mean.
In fact, we should encourage them to express themselves in their mother tongue,' he said.
A COATING TO THE TONGUE "A thick coating is often considered reflective of poor gut health," said Okoye, and while a thin coating is normal, it shouldn't be non-existent.
It's true that certain areas of the tongue are more sensitive to certain flavours, but the differences are small and aren't as defined as the tongue map.
Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue has a poor prognosis due to its aggressive behaviour and tendency to metastasize in the lymph nodes which accounts for 15-75%.4 many studies reported that advanced stage carcinoma of tongue has poor prognosis5.
The tongue appears in the embryo in 4 weeks of gestation as 2 lateral lingual swellings and one medial swelling, the tuberculum impar.
Although the human tongue plays a key role in performing vital functions, its structure and functions are not deeply understood [2].
But when the animal looked unresponsive to Rao's mischief, he tried to provoke it by wiggling his tongue into crab's jaws.
"Fewer teeth, poorer dental hygiene, and more dental caries (cavities) experience are closely related to dysbiotic shift in the tongue microbiota composition, which might be harmful to the respiratory health of elderly adults with swallowing problems," said corresponding author Yoshihisa Yamashita, PhD, DDS, Section of Preventive and Public Health Dentistry, Division of Oral Health, Growth, and Development, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka.
The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India, said since a household may consist of persons related by blood or of unrelated persons or a mix of both, it is absolutely necessary to ask every person about her or his mother tongue.
Total 64 cases of tongue tie were selected from outpatient department.