HyperDic: glossa

English > 1 sense of the word glossa:
NOUNbodyglossa, tongue, lingua, clappera mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
English > glossa: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity.
Synonymstongue, lingua, clapper
Part ofmouth, oral cavity, oral fissure, rima orisThe opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
throat, pharynxThe passage to the stomach and lungs
Partstastebud, taste bud, gustatory organAn oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
BroaderarticulatorA movable speech organ
organA fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
Spanishlengua
Catalanllengua
Adjectivespalatoglossalrelating to the palate and tongue

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