Definition of Palatoglossal

1. Adjective. Relating to the palate and tongue.

Partainyms: Glossa, Palate



Definition of Palatoglossal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the palatoglossus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Palatoglossal

1. Relating to the palate and the tongue, or to the palatoglossus muscle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palatoglossal

palatine tonsils
palatine torus
palatine uvula
palatine vein
palatines
palating
palatinose
palatitis
palative
palatize
palatized
palatizes
palatizing
palato-
palatoethmoidal suture
palatoglossal (current term)
palatoglossal arch
palatoglossus
palatoglossus muscle
palatognathous
palatogram
palatograph
palatomaxillary
palatomaxillary index
palatomaxillary suture
palatomyograph
palatonares
palatonasal
palatopharyngeal
palatopharyngeal arch

Literary usage of Palatoglossal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Human Physiology by John Call Dalton (1882)
"... palatoglossal muscles, and Longet cites an instance in which a branch of the facial, on one side, without making connection with the glossopharyngeal ..."

2. The Treatment of Syphilis with Salvarsan by Wilhelm Wechselmann (1911)
"In these cases we always have an angina with streptococcus infection or with erosions on the palatoglossal arch. My original supposition that here we had to ..."

3. Clinical Symptomatology: With Special Reference to Life-threatening Symptoms by Alois Pick, Adolf Franz Hecht (1911)
"In the peritonsillar abscess the whole palatoglossal arch is usually strongly protruding, the uvula very edematous, but the tonsils apparently unchanged. ..."

4. Surgery, Its Principles and Practice by William Williams Keen (1909)
"This gives access to the posterior portion of the tongue, the palatoglossal arch, the pillars of the fauces, and all of the pharynx. ..."

5. International Clinics by Henry W. Cattell (1901)
"The left palatoglossal fold was also anaesthetic, and the anterior two-thirds of the left half of the tongue was devoid of the sense of taste. ..."

6. Diseases of the Tongue by Henry Trentham Butlin, Walter George Spencer (1900)
"... papillae and the junction of the palatoglossal fold with the tongue was a hard, slightly prominent tumour, circular in outline, 15 nun. in diameter, ..."

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