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Geographical tongue

geographical tongue ge·o·graph·i·cal tongue (jē’ə-grāf’ĭ-kəl)
A chronic inflammation of the tongue characterized by distinct somewhat circular groupings of lesions bounded by a white band. Also called benign migratory glossitis, erythema migrans linguae, pityriasis linguae.


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