Soft Tissue Abnormalities & Cysts

Ch. 5 Developmental Disorders
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ankyloglossia
a developmental anomaly of the tongue. Involves extensive adhesion of the tongue to the floor of the mouth caused by a short lingual frenum.
What condition is referred to as tongue tied?
ankyloglossia
What causes the adhesion of the tongue to the floor of the mouth in ankyloglossia?
the complete or partial fusion of the lingual frenum
ankloglossia is 4 times more common ____ than ____.
boys than girls