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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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Should it be identified that a tongue-tie is causing the breastfeeding difficulties; a discussion takes place with the parents encompassing their choices for dealing with the problem.
Following the consultation between surgeon and parents and where parental consent is given, the tongue-tie is released.
2011) A double-bind, randomized, controlled trial of tongue-tie division and its immediate effect on breastfeeding.
2005) Randomized, controlled trial of division of tongue-tie in infants with feeding problems.
2010] this is identified as an anterior tongue-tie (Fig.
Additional information concerning breastfeeding and ankyloglossia can be found using the links: International Affiliation of Tongue-tie Professionals web site: www.
Congential tongue-tie and its impact on breastfeeding AAP Summer 2004 Section on breastfeeding Located on the AAP website summer 2004 breastfeeding section pp1-6.