Tongue ExamAka: Tongue Exam
- See Also
- Exam: Normal Findings
- Exam: Tongue Abnormalities
- Exam: Presenting Tongue Symptoms
- Exam: Cancers and Pre-cancers
|Definition (NCI)||The muscular organ located in the floor of the mouth and serving as the principal organ of taste and modification of the voice in speech.|
|Definition (NCI_CDISC)||The muscular organ located in the floor of the mouth and serving as the principal organ of taste and modification of the voice in speech. (NCI)|
|Definition (CSP)||movable muscular organ of the floor of the mouth, subserving the special sense of taste and aiding in mastication, deglutition and the articulation of sound.|
|Concepts||Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)|
|English||Tongue, Tongues, Lingual, Lingua, lingual, tongues, tongue, tongue structure, TONGUE, Tongue structure, Tongue structure (body structure), Tongue, NOS|
|Finnish||Kieli (suun lihas)|
|Spanish||estructura de la lengua (estructura corporal), estructura de la lengua, lengua, Lengua|
|German||Glossa, Lingua, Zunge|
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)
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