HyperDic: black_tongue

English > 1 sense of the expression black tongue:
NOUNstateblack tongue, hairy tongue, furry tonguea benign side effect of some antibiotics
English > black tongue: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA benign side effect of some antibiotics; dark overgrowth of the papillae of the tongue.
Synonymshairy tongue, furry tongue
Broaderside effectA secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy

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