Macroglossia

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Medical Definition of Macroglossia

Macroglossia: An abnormally large tongue. Macroglossia is sometimes said to be associated with Down syndrome, but in that disorder the tongue is actually large only in relationship to a smaller-than-normal mouth cavity.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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