noun. inflammation of the tongue.
- glossodynia exfoliativa
- acute glossitis
- Moeller's glossitis
- chronic glossitis
- achromatic color
Example sentences of the word glossitis
1. Noun, singular or mass
Depending on the cause of glossitis, the change in tongue color can range from extremely pale to dark red.
2. Verb, base form
Medical problems such as iron deficiency anemia or apthous ulcers can also lead to glossitis.
3. Verb, past participle
Another symptom is glossitis, a condition that causes a sore, red tongue.