slight or total inexistence or reduction of the tongue, generating a hindrance in or breakdown in securing pronunciation. Partial inexistence is sometimes called dysglossia.

AGLOSSIA: "Beth has struggled with aglossia ever since a portion of her tongue had to be removed due to a cancerous growth."
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