Medical Definition of Tongue thrust

1. The infantile pattern of the suckle-swallow movement in which the tongue is placed between the incisor teeth or the alveolar ridges during the initial stage of swallowing, resulting sometimes in an anterior open bite. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tongue Thrust

tongue crib
tongue depressor
tongue depressors
tongue fern
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tongue habits
tongue kiss
tongue kisses
tongue lashing
tongue lashings
tongue map
tongue of cerebellum
tongue phenomenon
tongue ring
tongue rings
tongue thrust (current term)
tongue tie
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