"Ankyloglossia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A severe congenital restriction of TONGUE movement, resulting from fusion or adherence of the tongue to the floor of the mouth. In partial ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) the LINGUAL FRENUM is abnormally short, or is attached too close to the tip of the tongue. OMIM: 106280
- Partial Ankyloglossia
- Ankyloglossia, Partial
- Ankyloglossias, Partial
- Partial Ankyloglossias
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