tongue tie

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Synonyms for tongue tie

a congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongue

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In the past obstetricians or midwives would often 'snip' the tongue tie within minutes of birth but nowadays that is frowned upon and more often paediatric surgeons will carry out such a procedure [Hogan et al.
2004] asked 400 surgeons in different specialities of surgery which preferred treatment method they used for the release of the tongue tie.
This is illustrated in Fig 2a showing a tongue tie at initial diagnosis in an 8 year old girl.
The trainer added: "He was getting his tongue over the bit and running off line in any direction, so we put a tongue tie on because if he did that in a race you wouldn't know what he'd do.
A series of moderate performances have seen him drop back to around his winning mark (he's off 87 today) but he roared back to form at Royal Ascot when fifth in the Royal Hunt Cup when fitted with a tongue tie for the first time.
00 Leicester) Showed improved form in points when equipped with a tongue tie, which is fitted again for this debut for Nicky Henderson.
trainer John O'Shea, explaining how Santa's Son came to be racing without a tongue tie
The six-year-old has had breathing problems in the past, but trainer Robert Stronge appears to have overcome them with the fitting of a tongue tie.
He has had all sorts of wind problems since we bought him, and has been up and down to Newmarket to have a hobday and tongue tie operations.
O'Grady explained: "I was a bit disappointed with the horse, but Davy had won a point-to-point on him and told me to fit a tongue tie.
You let 'em run with everything else - earmuffs, tongue ties,' '' Frankel, still exasperated, said at Gulfstream.