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glossology

 [glŏ-sol´o-je]
the sum of knowledge regarding the tongue.
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glos·sol·o·gy

(glos-ol'ŏ-jē),
The branch of medical science concerned with the tongue and its diseases.
Synonym(s): glottology
[glosso- + G. logos, study]
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glos·sol·o·gy

(glos-ol'ŏ-jē)
Medical science concerned with the tongue and its diseases.
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With modesty and a great respect for Aldred's efforts rooted in his linguistic consciousness I recall the words of Roger Lass said two years ago at the Edinburgh Conference and which echo voices of eminent glossologists: "we...have to read glosses with a particular kind of sensitivity, which could end up showing us some interesting things about what glossators may have thought they were doing (in any case a lot more than providing lexical equivalences)."