Muscle, Adipose, and Connective Tissue Variations in Intrinsic Musculature of the Adult Human Tongue
- Rare fibrolipoma of the tongue: a case report. Iaconetta, Giorgio; Friscia, Marco; Cecere, Atirge; Romano, Antonio; Orabona, Giovanni Dell'Aversana; Califano, Luigi // Journal of Medical Case Reports;Aug2015, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
Introduction: Lipoma is a benign tumor infrequent in the oral cavity, particularly in the tongue: indeed, lipomas only represent approximately 0.3% of all tongue neoplasia. Compared to conventional lipoma, fibrolipoma of the tongue is a very rare lesion that accounts for around 25â€“40% of...
- Tongue osteocartilaginous choristoma: a case report. Qin Danqing; Tang Yaling; Ren Dongping; Shen Ting; Li Chao; Geng Ning; Liu Hong; Chen Yu // West China Journal of Stomatology;Feb2014, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p96
Tongue osteocartilaginous choristoma is the disease that there are well-developed bone and cartilage in the tongue. This article reported a case of tongue osteocartilaginous choristoma in the oral-cavity,which is rare.
- Have tongue, will travel. // Marriage Partnership;Fall92, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p88
Presents theories on why people stick out their tongues in certain situations. Signal for others to stay away; Areas of the brain's cerebral cortex that control the tongue and the hands as adjacent and interconnected.
- Irradiation of Rat Palate-Effects Measured by 14C- Octanoate Oxidation Rate Changes. BEIDEMAN, R. W.; RABINOWITZ, J. L. // Journal of Dental Research;Nov1980, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p1995
This article reports on research on laboratory rats in terms of the effect of irradiation on their palates. The article discusses changes in intraoral tissue with and without doses of high radiation. The article also discusses osteoradionecrosis and its relation to biopsies. The article...
- The lingual ascorbic acid test. Ringsdorf, Jr., W. M.; Cheraskin, E. // Quintessence International;Dec1978, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p81
The article discusses the Lingual Ascorbic Acid Test (LAAT), which is regarded as an accurate and painless method of measuring vitamin C nutriture. Dentists state that the LAAT is an useful device to determine the optimal ascorbic acid requirements due to the growing importance of Vitamin C both...
- `Super taster' or picky eater? Here's a test. // Food Management;Dec99, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p44
Reveals findings linking genetic factors to people's food habits. Effect of bitter compounds on people with highly sensitive taste buds; Presence of dozens of fungiform papillae on super tasters' tongues.
- It's better than soap for cleaning the mouth. Weintraub, Boris // National Geographic;Sep95, Vol. 188 Issue 3, preceeding p1
Reports on a study conducted by Magainin Research Institute scientist Barry Schonwetter and his colleagues' on why tongues rarely gets infected. Discovery of an antibiotic named lingual antimicrobial peptide which was found in cow tongues.
- platyglossal. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1804
A definition of the term "platyglossal," which refers to a broad, flat tongue, is presented.
- Extrinsic lingual musculature of two pangolinis (Pholidota: Manidae). Chan, Lap-Ki // Journal of Mammalogy;May95, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p472
Studies the tongue features of two pangolin species Manis tricuspis and M. javanica. Topographic relationship of the tongue; Description of the oral cavity floor; Glossal tube; Nonprotruded part of the tongue.