glossitis

noun
glos·si·tis | \glä-ˈsī-təs, ˈglȯ-\

Definition of glossitis 

: inflammation of the tongue

First Known Use of glossitis

circa 1834, in the meaning defined above

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glossitis

noun
glos·si·tis | \-ˈsīt-əs \

Medical Definition of glossitis 

: inflammation of the tongue

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