glossopyrosis


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burning tongue

a condition characterized by a burning sensation of the tongue.
Synonym(s): glossopyrosis

glossopyrosis

[glos′ōpīrō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, glossa + pyr, fire, osis, condition
a burning sensation in the tongue caused by chronic inflammation, exposure to extremely hot or spicy food, or psychogenic glossitis.

glossopyrosis (glôs´ōpīrō´sis),

n a burning sensation of the tongue.
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