[glos-uhl, glaw-suhl]
of or pertaining to the tongue.

1855–60; gloss(a) + -al1

subglossal, adjective Unabridged
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glossa (ˈɡlɒsə)
n , pl -sae, -sas
1.  anatomy a technical word for the tongue
2.  a paired tonguelike lobe in the labium of an insect

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Medical Dictionary

glossal glos·sal (glô'səl)
Of or relating to the tongue.

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Example sentences for glossal
Provides motor innervation to the muscles of the tongue and other glossal muscles.
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