Definition of Acute glossitis
1. Noun. Glossitis resulting from injury or infection and characterized by swelling and pain.
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Literary usage of Acute glossitis
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1. Diseases of the Tongue by Henry Trentham Butlin, Walter George Spencer (1900)
"Clinical Description of acute glossitis. Acute inflammation of the tongue is admitted by all observers to be a rare disease. Even the largest hospitals in ..."
2. A Compend of the practice of medicine by Daniel E. Hughes (1899)
"acute glossitis begins with intense hyperaemia, redness, and swelling of the organ ... acute glossitis begins rather abruptly with fever, increased pulse, ..."
3. The Theory and practice of medicine by Frederick Thomas Roberts (1884)
"A. acute glossitis.—This is an inflammation of the actual substance of the tongue, ... acute glossitis is attended with marked pain and tenderness, ..."