AGLOSSIA

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AGLOSSIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aglossia/ (accessed October 31, 2020).
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