grooved tongue

fis·sured tongue

a painless condition of the tongue characterized by numerous grooves or furrows on the dorsal surface.

grooved tongue

Scrotal tongue. See there.

fis·sured tongue

(fish'ŭrd tŭng)
Painless lingual condition characterized by presence of numerous grooves or furrows on the dorsal surface.
Synonym(s): grooved tongue, lingua fissurata, lingua plicata.
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His mouth tended to be open and he had macrostomia and macroglossia with a grooved tongue and prognathism.
Macrosomia, coarse facial features, macroglossia and a grooved tongue were the main clinical features leading to the diagnosis, supported by the cardiac and skeletal malformations in both boys and the genitourinary anomalies in proband B.
Hummingbirds are specialized for nectar-eating: their hovering flight, long bills, and grooved tongues are ideal for feeding at flowers.