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Definition of Glossal

Glossal: Of or pertaining to the tongue. Glossal is used as both an adjective and a compound word, as in hypoglossal nerve and thyroglossal cyst. From the Greek glossa meaning tongue.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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