Glossal
Glossal Glos"sal, a. Of or pertaining to the tongue; lingual. [1913 Webster]

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  • glossal — [gläs′əl, glôs′əl] adj. [ GLOSSA + AL] of the tongue …   English World dictionary

  • glossal — SYN: lingual (1). * * * glos·sal gläs əl, glȯs adj of or relating to the tongue <glossal inflammation> …   Medical dictionary

  • glossal — /glos euhl, glaw seuhl/, adj. of or pertaining to the tongue. [1855 60; GLOSS(A) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • glossal — adjective Of, or relating to the tongue …   Wiktionary

  • glossal — Synonyms and related words: accented, alveolar, apical, apico alveolar, apico dental, articulated, assimilated, back, barytone, bilabial, broad, cacuminal, central, cerebral, checked, close, consonant, consonantal, continuant, dental,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • glossal — adj. lingual, of the tongue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glossal — [ glɒs(ə)l] adjective Anatomy, rare of the tongue; lingual. Origin C19: from Gk glōssa tongue + al …   English new terms dictionary

  • glossal — glos·sal …   English syllables

  • glossal — glos•sal [[t]ˈglɒs əl, ˈglɔ səl[/t]] adj. anat. of or pertaining to the tongue • Etymology: 1860 …   From formal English to slang

  • glossal —   a. pertaining to tongue.    ♦ glossalgia, n. pain in tongue.    ♦ glossator,    ♦ glossographer,   n. writer of glosses or commentaries.    ♦ glossectomy, n. removal of tongue.    ♦ glosseme, n. smallest meaningful unit of a language.    ♦… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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