beet-tongue

beet-tongue

appearance of the tongue in pellagra, in which intense erythema appears, first at the tip, then along the edges, and finally over the dorsum; there may be pain and increased elevation; the shiny appearance results from edema, not atrophy, except in chronic pellagra.
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beet-tongue

(bēttŭng)
Appearance of tongue in pellagra, in which intense erythema appears, first at the tip, then along the edges, and finally over the dorsum.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012