follow Dictionary.com

7 Essential Words of Fall

glossal

[glos-uh l, glaw-suh l] /ˈglɒs əl, ˈglɔ səl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the tongue.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; gloss(a) + -al1
Related forms
subglossal, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
subglossal in Medicine

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

subglossal sub·glos·sal (sŭb-glô'səl)
adj.
Below or beneath the tongue; hypoglossal.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for glossal

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for subglossal

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for subglossal