"Tongue" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A muscular organ in the mouth that is covered with pink tissue called mucosa, tiny bumps called papillae, and thousands of taste buds. The tongue is anchored to the mouth and is vital for chewing, swallowing, and for speech.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tongue" by people in Profiles.
Hamberis AO, Macias D, Clemmens C, Patel KG. Duplication of the oral cavity and mandible: a rare congenital craniofacial anomaly. BMJ Case Rep. 2020 May 19; 13(5).
Dietsch AM, Dorris HD, Pearson WG, Dietrich-Burns KE, Solomon NP. Taste Manipulation and Swallowing Mechanics in Trauma-Related Sensory-Based Dysphagia. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2019 08 15; 62(8):2703-2712.
Schadel CM, Anderson CW, Chi AC, Steed MB. Perineurioma of the Tongue: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019 Feb; 77(2):329.e1-329.e7.
Ong AA, Atwood CM, Nguyen SA, Teufel RJ, Lal C, LaRosa AC, White DR. Down syndrome and pediatric obstructive sleep apnea surgery: A national cohort. Laryngoscope. 2018 08; 128(8):1963-1969.
Gassert RB, Pearson WG. Evaluating muscles underlying tongue base retraction in deglutition using muscular functional magnetic resonance imaging (mfMRI). Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 Feb; 34(2):204-8.
Strollo PJ, Gillespie MB, Soose RJ, Maurer JT, de Vries N, Cornelius J, Hanson RD, Padhya TA, Steward DL, Woodson BT, Verbraecken J, Vanderveken OM, Goetting MG, Feldman N, Chabolle F, Badr MS, Randerath W, Strohl KP. Upper Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Durability of the Treatment Effect at 18 Months. Sleep. 2015 Oct 01; 38(10):1593-8.
Colrain IM, Black J, Siegel LC, Bogan RK, Becker PM, Farid-Moayer M, Goldberg R, Lankford DA, Goldberg AN, Malhotra A. A multicenter evaluation of oral pressure therapy for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep Med. 2013 Sep; 14(9):830-7.
Goudy S, Angel P, Jacobs B, Hill C, Mainini V, Smith AL, Kousa YA, Caprioli R, Prince LS, Baldwin S, Schutte BC. Cell-autonomous and non-cell-autonomous roles for IRF6 during development of the tongue. PLoS One. 2013; 8(2):e56270.
Carroll W, Wilhoit CS, Intaphan J, Nguyen SA, Gillespie MB. Snoring management with nasal surgery and upper airway radiofrequency ablation. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Jun; 146(6):1023-7.
Westwater C, Schofield DA. Laser capture microdissection of Candida albicans from host tissue. Methods Mol Biol. 2012; 845:397-409.