"Tongue, Hairy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A benign condition of the tongue characterized by hypertrophy of the filiform papillae that give the dorsum of the tongue a furry appearance. The color of the elongated papillae varies from yellowish white to brown or black, depending upon staining by substances such as tobacco, food, or drugs. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- Tongue, Hairy
- Hairy Tongue
- Hairy Tongues
- Tongues, Hairy
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