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Ankyloglossia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ankyloglossia
Tree Number(s)
C07.160
Unique ID
D000072676
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000072676
Scope Note
A severe congenital restriction of TONGUE movement, resulting from fusion or adherence of the tongue to the floor of the mouth. In partial ankyloglossia (tongue-tie) the LINGUAL FRENUM is abnormally short, or is attached too close to the tip of the tongue. OMIM: 106280
Entry Term(s)
Partial Ankyloglossia
Tongue Tie
NLM Classification #
WI 210
Public MeSH Note
2017; see under Mouth Abnormalities 2013-2016
History Note
2017; use under Mouth Abnormalities 2013-2016
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/06/29
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Ankyloglossia Preferred
Partial Ankyloglossia Broader
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