glossoptosis

noun
abnormal downward or back placement of the tongue
Hypernyms: ↑prolapse, ↑prolapsus, ↑descensus

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  • Glossoptosis — is a medical condition and abnormality which refers to the downward displacement or retraction of the tongue.It is one of the features of Pierre Robin syndrome and Down Syndrome …   Wikipedia

  • Glossoptosis — (v. gr.), Zungenvorfall; Glossorrhăgie, Bluten der Zunge; Glossoskirrhus, Skirrhus (s.d.) der Zunge; Glossoskŏpie, Besehen, Untersuchung der Zunge; Glossospasmus, Zungenkrampf; Glossostaphylīnus muscŭlus, Rachenschnürer, s.u. Gaumenmuskeln unt.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • glossoptosis — glos·sop·to·sis (glos″op toґsis) (glos″o toґsis) [glosso + ptosis] downward displacement or retraction of the tongue …   Medical dictionary

  • glossoptosis, glossoptosia — Downward displacement of the tongue toward the pharynx. [glosso + G. ptosis, a falling] …   Medical dictionary

  • глоссоптоз — (glossoptosis; глоссо + греч. ptosis падение, опущение) аномалия развития: недоразвитие и западение языка …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Глоссопто́з — (glossoptosis; глоссо (Глосс ) + греч. ptōsis падение, опущение) аномалия развития: недоразвитие и западение языка …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • Catel-Manzke syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = Catel Manzke syndrome Caption = DiseasesDB = 33832 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = 302380 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Catel Manzke syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by distinctive… …   Wikipedia

  • Pierre Robin syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 29413 ICD10 = ICD10|Q|87|0|q|80 ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = 261800 MedlinePlus = 001607 eMedicineSubj = ped eMedicineTopic = 2680 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|ent|150 MeshID = D010855 Pierre Robin… …   Wikipedia

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pierre Robin sequence — the triad of micrognathia, cleft palate, and glossoptosis, with backward and upward displacement of the larynx and angulation of the manubrium sterni; cleft palate makes sucking and swallowing difficult, permitting easy access of fluids into the… …   Medical dictionary

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