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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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The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) supports the use of tongue-tie division as it's safe and there's evidence that it can improve breast-feeding.
Since NICE's decision (NICE, 2005; NICE, 2006) to support the conduct, within the NHS, of the release procedure to relieve the attachment problems a tongue-tie can cause, more trusts have developed care pathways that facilitate assessment of feeding problems, diagnosis and release of problematic tongue-ties.
In relation to BHA spokesman Robin Mounsey's example of the Derby favourite and the furore that would be caused if it did not run because a declared tongue-tie could not be fitted, we would be the laughing stock of other racing nations if a horse were declared for the Derby with this aid in the first place.
Their prevalance is such that there are regular calls for wind operations to be officially declared, as tongue-ties are.
The tongue-tie really helped him; Noel [Fehily] said that, while he wasn't making a noise, he felt at Cheltenham the horse was holding on to himself," she said.
The tongue-tie made a huge difference," said trainer John Dunlop's assistant David Menuisier.
Answer on page 77 Jargon-buster Tongue-tie Strip of material tied around a horse's tongue and jaw to keep it from retracting or extending its tongue, which can clog its air passage.
Evan and Ian Williams don't just share a name; another thing they have in common is that they manage to improve their strike-rate when applying a tongue-tie for the first time.
However, he has a 100 per cent record over this distance and this sharper trip could spark a turnaround under Saleem Golam, especially with the application of tongue-tie and visor.
His Albero Di Giuda has a first-time tongue-tie in the 6.