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Tongue bone



The bone that lies just below the tongue, and its role is to support the tongue, especially in vocalization (in many animals) or speech (in humans)


This bone has three major parts: the body of the hyoid, a pair of greater cornu, and a pair of lesser cornu.


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... I mean :) ) ! lol it hurts like hell, but I am not touching it with my tongue, so that it doesn't bend and cause implications ! lol My question ... major implications like inflammation or infection of the gums, gum and bone disease, damage to adjacent teeth and the development of cysts and tumours. ...

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by Ciwan
Fri Sep 19, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Wisdom Teeth
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