tongue-tie


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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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He's in good form and we're putting on the tongue-tie to help him on the ground, which will be slower than he's raced on so far.
Association of Tongue-tie Practitioners and Tongue-tie UK Clapham, Beddford, England
About 4% of babies are born with tongue-tie (or ankyloglossia), an anatomic variation in the frenulum that restricts the tongue's movement.
Tongue-tie a-ects about 12 per cent of newborns and can sometimes make it hard for the baby to attach properly to their mother's breast.
There are many different ways the term lingual fraenum can be described and the International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals [IATP, 2010 web site] compiled many of the many descriptions of ankyloglossia to develop this concise and most accurate definition of the lingual fraenum [Green and Catlin, 2010].
We listened to what our patients and midwives were saying and decided to start a tongue-tie division," added Mr Hendrickse.
Another potential problem with tongue-tie is impaired speech development.
The wonderful Brick keeps the action going at a dramatic, breakneck pace that would tongue-tie other readers, while giving key characters distinctive, unique voices.
I was prompted to write to you again after learning that several babies, born to family members and friends, were never examined for tongue-tie in the hospital or at subsequent pediatric appointments.
Looks a chaser and may well have improved for recent fitting of a tongue-tie.
The 27-year-old junior doctor opened up about five-month-old Theo's diagnosis with tongue-tie two months ago.