hairy tongue

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hairy tongue n.
A benign condition of the tongue marked by elongation and often staining of the filiform papillae. Also called glossotrichia, trichoglossia.

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hairy tongue

noun
a benign side effect of some antibiotics; dark overgrowth of the papillae of the tongue 
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