Definition of Chronic glossitis
1. Noun. Glossitis with atrophy of tongue tissue; sometimes accompanies pernicious anemia.
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Literary usage of Chronic glossitis
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1. A System of Practical Medicine by William Pepper, Louis Starr (1885)
"chronic glossitis, like acute glossitis, may be superficial or paren- ... Superficial chronic glossitis is usually confined to the ..."
2. A Text-book of practical medicine: Designed for the Use of Students and by Alfred Lebbeus Loomis (1895)
"When chronic glossitis is general, the tongue is uniformly enlarged and its color is ... chronic glossitis occurs in the old without any apparent cause. ..."
3. Compend of the practice of medicine by Daniel E. Hughes (1894)
"chronic glossitis occurs usually along the edges of the organ, ... chronic glossitis presents pain as the chief symptom, aggravated by movements of the ..."
4. The Journal of Laryngology and Rhinology (1888)
"The surface is reddened during the early stage of chronic glossitis (tobacco), and it is only when this has passed away that the whitened condition ..."
5. A Text book of alkaloidal practice by William Francis Waugh, Wallace C. Abbott (1907)
"chronic glossitis The causes are, acute attacks, the use of tobacco by chewing or smoking, strong liquors, and irritating foods. The irritation of jagged ..."
6. The Food Tract, Its Ailments and Disease of the Peritoneum by Alexander Leslie Blackwood (1900)
"chronic glossitis. Etiology.—It is frequently dependent upon the irritation of a broken tooth or the stem of a pipe. It is often present in alcoholism or ..."