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tongue-tie

a congenital condition in which the tongue has restricted mobility as the result of an abnormally short frenulum
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A tongue tie has made the difference to this horse.
Consenting participants were randomised to either 48 hours of care from a lactation consultant (LC), or immediate release of the tongue tie.
In the past obstetricians or midwives would often 'snip' the tongue tie within minutes of birth but nowadays that is frowned upon and more often paediatric surgeons will carry out such a procedure [Hogan et al.
But the 4-year-old will be fitted today with a tongue tie, the common remedy for that problem.
Bruges, 33-1 for the 2,000 Guineas with sponsor Stan James, wore a tongue tie for his wins at the Curragh and Leopardstown.
A series of moderate performances have seen him drop back to around his winning mark (he's off 87 today) but he roared back to form at Royal Ascot when fifth in the Royal Hunt Cup when fitted with a tongue tie for the first time.
00 Leicester) Showed improved form in points when equipped with a tongue tie, which is fitted again for this debut for Nicky Henderson.