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Bald tongue

Definition

noun

A condition characterized by a smooth, glossy, erythematous, edematous tongue that is generally painful.


Supplement

The tongue appears smooth because of loss of filiform and fungiform papillae. This condition occurs during a vitamin B deficiency, such as in pellagra, and certain disorders like pernicious anemia.


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pain scale for stings

... elevated sort of pain. Someone has fired a staple into your cheek. 2.0 Bald-faced hornet: Rich, hearty, slightly crunchy. Similar to getting your ... almost irreverent. Imagine W. C. Fields extinguishing a cigar on your tongue. 2.x Honey bee and European hornet: Like a matchhead that flips off ...

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Wed Apr 16, 2008 7:38 am
 
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