Definition of Glossalgia

1. Noun. Pain in the tongue.

Exact synonyms: Glossodynia
Generic synonyms: Hurting, Pain



Medical Definition of Glossalgia

1. Painful sensations in the tongue, including a sensation of burning. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glossalgia

glory fern
glory holes
glory lily
glory pea
gloryholers
glorying
gloss
gloss-
gloss over
glossa
glossae
glossagra
glossal
glossalgia (current term)
glossanthrax
glossarial
glossarially
glossaries
glossarist
glossarists
glossary
glossas
glossata
glossator
glossators
glossatrices
glossatrix
glossectomy

Literary usage of Glossalgia

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1. Therapeutic Guide: The Most Important Results of More Than Forty Years by Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr (1892)
"Pain in the tongue, glossalgia.—In two cases of this kind that I have had to treat, one of which was characterized by an intense ulcerative pain, ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Same as glossalgia. glossa (glos'ä), и. ; pi. glossa: (-ë). ... glashan, glassock. glossalgia (glo-sal'ji-a), ..."

3. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"The same as glossalgia, qv Glossal, global. Pertaining to the tongue. glossalgia, glos-al'-je-ak. Pain in the tongue. Glossectomy, glos-ek*-to-me. ..."

4. The Journal of Laryngology and Rhinology (1888)
"UNDER this term are included glossalgia, muscular rheumatism of the tongue, lingual neuralgia, and imaginary ulcerations (as described by Verneuil). ..."

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