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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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Tongue protrusion strength in arousal state is predictive of the airway patency in obstructive sleep apnea.
The cysts are classically midline, associated with the hyoid bone, move with swallowing or tongue protrusion, and often initially present with some degree of inflammation, sometimes after an upper respiratory tract infection.
The degree of tongue protrusion may vary in different situations, For example, it may protrude more when the child is tired or concentrating.
The researchers began by gauging the ability of rhesus macaques to imitate two facial gestures: lip smacking and tongue protrusion.
An example of an interdisciplinary approach may be a dental hygienist contacting a speech language pathologist when working with a patient afflicted with oral apraxia; perhaps because tooth brushing has become difficult due to tongue protrusion and expectoration.
The mandible was hypertrophic, with macroglossia and gross tongue protrusion, which prohibited mouth closing.
Possibly due to tongue protrusion, often seen in Down syndrome, Kenneth choked when anyone tried to brush his teeth, so his teeth rotted.
The swelling moved with neither deglutition nor tongue protrusion.
Within two to three weeks, a baby can imitate lip and tongue protrusion, mouth opening and finger movements.
This variation was implicated when four children developed a variety of symptoms, including drooling, stiffness, tongue protrusion, and parkinsonism within a week of beginning treatment at standard doses of the drug, Dr.
Preliminary observations of free-ranging macaques by Ferrari's group further suggest that newborns mimic their mothers' lip smacking and tongue protrusion.
We might suppose we were just dealing with methodological discrepancies, given that in this and related literature on the topic one finds considerable discussion over what constitutes adequate controls, base levels of response, debate over whether tongue protrusion is indicative of innate arousal or 'true' imitation, argument over early (first month) and later imitation, how to measure imitation in context, and so on.
Look for facial symmetry without palsy and proper tongue protrusion, jaw movement, and neck movements.
These conditions include sinus drainage, drooling, mild blockage of the nasal airways and tongue protrusion.