Definition of Acute glossitis

1. Noun. Glossitis resulting from injury or infection and characterized by swelling and pain.

Generic synonyms: Glossitis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acute Glossitis

acute disease
acute disseminated encephalomyelitis
acute disseminated myositis
acute epidemic conjunctivitis
acute epidemic leukoencephalitis
acute extrinsic allergic alveolitis
acute febrile illness
acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis
acute fibrinous pericarditis
acute follicular conjunctivitis
acute fulminating meningococcaemia
acute fulminating meningococcal septicaemia
acute gastritis
acute glaucoma
acute glomerulonephritis
acute glossitis (current term)
acute goiter
acute granulocytic leukaemia
acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis
acute haemorrhagic encephalitis
acute haemorrhagic glomerulonephritis
acute haemorrhagic leukoencephalitis
acute hemorrhagic encephalitis
acute idiopathic polyneuritis
acute illness
acute inclusion body encephalitis
acute infectious nonbacterial gastroenteritis
acute inflammation
acute inflammatory polyneuropathy
acute intermittent porphyria

Literary usage of Acute glossitis

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

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, ..."

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