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slip

(slip)
1. To move out of a customary place; to dislocate (e.g., an intervertebral disk).
2. To slide into or on top of.
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Study coauthor Tai-Hsi Fan, who studies fluids, developed the concept of the tongue as an elastic micropump.
However, submandibular, suprahyoid pharyngotomy and transhyoid approaches have been used for schwannomas at the tongue base that are deemed difficult to approach transorally.
The entire extension and retraction of the tongue tip occurs within an eighth of a second.
However, the tongue divides into four parts for the Taiwan Yuhina and White-eared Sibia, but the tongue divides bi-laterally for the Fire-tailed Myzomis (Rand 1967).
Dr Gertrud Buerstedde, of Scotswood GP Practice, said: "Tongue-tie affects 3-10% of newborn babies to varying degrees and to cure it doctors can simply cut away the flap of skin to free up the tongue in a routine procedure called tongue-tie division.
While the tongue and teeth are working together to chew and swallow our food, the taste buds are reaping the flavour rewards.
Use a small offcut of board (with the tongue removed) to protect the tongue of this second board while you carefully tap it into position (hammering the offcut not the board) and finally fix through the tongue with pins.
A rodlike skeleton holds up the tongue tissue (see diagram, p.
The movie showed that just before the tongue touches the prey, muscles on each side of the chameleon's tongue pull inward on the tongue's tip.
Ninety percent of bad breath is caused by gases produced by bacteria in the crevices of the tongue.
A 42-year-old Austrian man with a malignant tumor of the tongue reportedly became the first human tongue transplant recipient.