aglossia

aglossia

[uh-glaw-see-uh, ey-glaw-, uh-glos-ee-uh, ey-glos-]
noun
1.
Pathology. absence of the tongue, especially when congenital.
2.
inability to speak.

Origin:
< Greek: want of eloquence, equivalent to a- a-6 + glôss(a) tongue + -ia -y3

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aglossia (əˈɡlɒsɪə)
 
n
pathol congenital absence of the tongue
 
[C19: from a-1 + glossa + -ia]
 
a'glossal
 
adj
 
a'glossate
 
adj

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