magenta tongue


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ma·gen·ta tongue

purplish red coloration of the tongue, with edema and flattening of the filiform papillae, occurring in riboflavin deficiency. Compare: cyanosis.
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A deeply red-to-purple, smooth tongue seen in riboflavin deficiency
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magenta tongue

A physical finding in patients with riboflavin deficiency.
See also: tongue
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ma·gen·ta tongue

(mă-jentă tŭng)
Purplish red coloration of tongue, with edema and flattening of the filiform papillae, occurring in riboflavin deficiency.
Compare: cyanosis
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012