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blacktongue

[blak-tuhng] /ˈblækˌtʌŋ/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
canine pellagra.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism; black + tongue
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black tongue in Medicine

black tongue n.
The presence of a blackish- to yellowish-brown patch or patches on the tongue, accompanied by elongation of the papillae. Also called melanoglossia.

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