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ankyloglossia

 [ang″kĭ-lo-glos´e-ah]
abnormal shortness of the frenulum of the tongue, resulting in limitation of its motion; called also tongue-tie.
ankyloglossia superior extensive adhesion of the tongue to the palate, sometimes with limb deformities.

an·ky·lo·glos·si·a

(ang'ki-lō-glos'ē-ă), [MIM 106280]
Partial or complete fusion of the tongue to the floor of the mouth; abnormal shortness of the frenulum linguae.
Synonym(s): tongue-tie
[ankylo- + G. glōssa, tongue]

tongue-tie

(tung´ti) abnormal shortness of the frenum of the tongue, interfering with its motion; ankyloglossia.

tongue-tie

(tŭng′tī′)
n.
Restricted mobility of the tongue resulting from abnormal shortness of the frenum.

tongue-tie

an·ky·lo·glos·si·a

(ang'ki-lō-glos'ē-ă)
1.Partial or complete fusion of the tongue to the floor of the mouth.
2. Abnormal shortness of the frenulum linguae.
Synonym(s): tongue-tie.
[ankylo- + G. glōssa, tongue]

tongue-tie

abnormal shortness of the frenulum of the tongue, resulting in limitation of its motion; called also ankyloglossia. Occurs in dogs.
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Midwife Sally Davies and Alison Clayton, Infant Feeding Coordinator, with a baby at the Tongue-Tie Division Clinic
In an effort to respond to design critiques, researchers investigating breastfeeding outcomes following tongue-tie release, used the randomised, controlled trial (RCT) methodology.
Babies with tongue-tie aren't able to open their mouths wide enough to latch on to their mother's breast properly.
He will be far more in his comfort zone over 2m31/2f in a race in which five of the 12 runners are rated less than 90, and it's interesting first-time cheekpieces replace the tongue-tie.
Muir Lodge is wearing a tongue-tie this evening because I think he's been 'holding his breath' at home and when he finished second at Pontefract last time, after a promising start at Glorious Goodwood.
Davies was referring to the fitting of a tongue-tie and she explained: "When AP rode at Newton Abbot he came back and told me I should drop him in trip and fit a tongue-tie.
THE TIME HAS COME: Yarqus goes well at Sandown and looks set to collect there today on the back of two fine efforts since a tongue-tie was applied at Royal Ascot; TASTY AND TALENTED: Clive Brittain thinks Albabilia (right) can go to the very top and she gets her chance to win against the top fillies in tomorrow's Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh
Tongue-tie on, but stiff track probably not ideal and yard only 1-6 in handicaps here this century.
I WAS pleased to see the Racing Post story (December 1) regarding Beaujolais being allowed to run at Wetherby without the declared tongue-tie, prompted by my contacting the paper on the subject.
Carruthers was racing in a tongue-tie for the first time.