Origin: L, a worm said to grow under the tongue of dogs, and to cause canine madness, fr. Gr, lit, madness.

<anatomy> A fibrous and muscular band lying within the longitudinal axis of the tongue in many mammals, as the dog.

(01 Mar 1998)

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