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Acute Glossitis

Definition of the noun acute glossitis

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noun

  1. glossitis resulting from injury or infection and characterized by swelling and pain
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: glossitis = inflammation of the tongue

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Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Medicine: Comprising General Pathology ... (1856)

by James Copland

Sthenically acute Glossitis . — This disease is readily recognised, as it comes directly before the senses of the physician. It is characterized by redness, swelling, hardness : an acrid, stinging sense of heat, or a burning pain of the tongue, with ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Mosby

Acute glossitis, characterized by swelling, intense pain that may be referred to the ears, salivation, fever, and enlarged regional lymph nodes, may develop during an infectious disease or after a burn, bite, or other injury. Glossitis in which there ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

Acute glossitis, characterized by swelling, intense pain that may be referred to the ears, salivation, fever, and enlarged regional lymph nodes, may develop during an infectious disease or after a burn, bite, or other injury. Glossitis in which there ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

Acute glossitis, characterised by swelling, intense pain that may be referred to the ears, salivation, fever, and enlarged regional lymph nodes, may develop during an infectious disease or after a burn, bite or other injury. Glossitis with smooth ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

Acute glossitis, characterized by swelling and pain, usually results from infection or injury. Chronic glossitis, with atrophy of tongue tissue, sometimes occurs in pernicious anemia. One superficial form of glossitis (Moeller's glossitis, ...

Google previewFlint's Condensed Complete Encyclopedia of Medicine and Surgery (1892)

Acute glossitis is an acute inflammation limited to the tongue, but affecting that organ more deeply than does stomatitis. It comes on rapidly, often with no very obvious cause ; there is pain and swelling of the tongue, with salivation ; the organ ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2009)

by Mosby

Acute glossitis, characterized by swelling, intense pain that may be referred to the ears, salivation, fever, and enlarged regional lymph nodes, may develop during an infectious disease or after a burn, bite, or other injury.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (2003)

by Robert A. Ronzio

Acute glossitis is a painful condition in which the tongue is irregularly fissured and ulcerated. Inflammation of the tongue is accompanied by a loss of the rough surface (filli- form papillaes) or “bald tongue.” The pain associated with glossitis can ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Medicine and Surgery (1885)

TONGUE, ACUTE INFLAMMATION or (Acute Glossitis).— Rare. Causes.— Mercurial salivation, iodism, injury, unknown influences. Symptoms.——Swelling, often enormous. Pain. Salivation. Danger of suffocation. T reatmmt.—Treat cause.

Google previewDictionary of Practical Surgery (1886)

by Christopher Heath

Acute Glossitis. — Acute inflammation of the tongue may arise from direct injury, especially when accompanied by the introduction of some irritating or septic matter, as from a wasp-sting, or from puncture by a foul knife, from exposure to cold, ...

Google previewLippincott's New Medical Dictionary (1910)

A Vocabulary of the Terms Used in Medicine, and the Allied Sciences, with Their Pronunciation, Etymology, and Signification, Including Much Collateral Information of a Descriptive and Encyclopedic Character by Henry Ware Cattell

Acute glossitis. ox-y-hy-dro-cepb/a-lus. Hydrocephalus marked by a pointed or sharp top of the head. ox'y-ki-ne'sis. Pain produced by moving. ozone. Acute jaundice. ox-y-lali a. Abnormal rapidity of speech. ox-y-lar-yn-gi'tis. Acute laryngitis.

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1899)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould

Acute glossitis. Oxygnathous (oks-ig'-na-thus) [b.5%g, sharp; ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Acute glossitis is anuncommon disease of the tongue due to bites, burns, and stings.- It starts in the deeper structure of the tongue, causing it to swell rapidly. The affection is very painful, but is ordinarily cured, if properly treated, in five or six ...

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