meaning of Ankyloglossia

Ankyloglossia meaning in Medical Dictionary

A minor beginning problem in which the flap of membrane attached to the underside of the tongue (frenulum) is too short. This shortened frenulum limits the mobility associated with the tongue. Ankyloglossia normally known as tongue-tie, from folk belief that the anomaly causes feeding and address issues. A kid are unable to feed or talk precisely because the tongue is 'tied.' This antiquated belief is false.

Ankyloglossia meaning in General Dictionary

a congenital anomaly when the mucous membrane layer beneath the tongue is too short restricting the flexibility of the tongue