What is another word for macroglossia?

Pronunciation: [mˈakɹəɡlˌɒʃə] (IPA)

Macroglossia refers to a medical condition where the tongue is too enlarged. Synonyms for macroglossia include enlarged tongue, hypertrophic tongue, and prolapsed tongue. In some cases, the condition may be caused by developmental or genetic issues, such as Down syndrome, while other cases may be due to other underlying conditions such as tumors. Individuals with macroglossia may face various difficulties such as difficulty speaking, eating, and sleeping. Treatment of macroglossia typically involves addressing the underlying cause and may involve surgery or other medical interventions. It is important to seek medical attention if one suspects that they have macroglossia or a related condition.

Synonyms for Macroglossia:

What are the hypernyms for Macroglossia?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    congenital disorder, Abnormal enlargement, Oral condition, Oropharyngeal abnormality, Swelling disorder, Tongue condition.

What are the hyponyms for Macroglossia?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Macroglossia

See Dislocation Lymphangiomatous macroglossia, 540 Macrocheilia, 492 macroglossia, 540 Macrostoma, 481 Madelung's deformity of wrist, 313 Malar bone.
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