a congenital disorder characterized by an abnormally large tongue; often seen in cases of Down's syndrome
A congenital disorder where the tongue is larger than normal due to an increase in the amount of tissue.
Large tongue; usually a congenital disorder (present at birth). May result from other medical conditions such as acromegaly.
Hypertrophied condition of the tongue; a congenital disorder.
Macroglossia is the medical term for unusual enlargement (hypertrophy) of the tongue. Severe enlargement of the tongue can cause cosmetic and functional difficulties including in speaking, eating and swallowing.