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Tongue: a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
Source: WordNet 2.1
Tongue : movable muscular organ of the floor of the mouth, subserving the special sense of taste and aiding in mastication, deglutition and the articulation of sound.
Tongue: The tongue is a muscle located in the mouth that helps to move and blend food during chewing. By doing these actions the tongue assist with the processes of ingestion and digestion. The taste buds are located on the tongue.
Conditions that afflict the tongue include trauma, lacerations, tongue cancer, cold sores, and oral thrush.
The following organs are closely related to the organ: Tongue:
The following conditions are related to the organ: Tongue:
These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Tongue:
Condition count: 5 ; see list below.
Main condition: Tongue conditions
Organs: list of all organs
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