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In Venomous Tongues, Bardsley also argues that texts on the evils of the tongue constitute "a discourse," defined as "a set of habits of thought and speech familiar to much of the population" (3).
In recent years, some computer image processing technologies have been used in tongue diagnosis in the Chinese traditional medicine.
The statistics for the population mother tongue is similar to that for ethnic composition at the beginning of 2018 ethnic Latvians accounted for 62.2 percent of the population.
In some babies, this does not cause any problems, but in others, it can restrict the tongue's movement, making it harder to breastfeed.
A happy, healthy tongue tends to be pink and dotted with small nodules, and if not, something might be up.
'The culture of teachers punishing their students for speaking their mother tongue must stop.
You should also see your doctor if you have an unusually pale tongue, as Okoye explains this can be a sign of a vitamin or mineral deficiency: "This is common in anaemia sufferers, or after a long-standing disease where the immune system might be weak."
In reality, we taste different flavours using taste buds spread across all parts of the tongue.
The tongue, floor of mouth and lip are the commonest site which are affected.1 The origin of the affected sites of tumours in oral cavity is the stratified squamous epithelium.
In age old times, tongue tie release was done by midwives who tore the frenulum with their nails which was often dirty.
The human tongue has a complex architecture consistent with its five crucial roles: breathing, sucking, swallowing, chewing, and speech.
A 37-year-old man was left screaming in pain after a crab grabbed his tongue as he tried to play around with it.
The findings come from a large, population-based study that identified variations in the tongue microbiota among community-dwelling elderly adults in Japan.
Summary: The mother tongue of each member of a household need not necessarily be the same