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Meaning of "glossal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GLOSSAL

glossal  [ˈɡlɒsəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GLOSSAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Glossal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GLOSSAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Glossa

Glossa may refer to several things: ▪ glossa, a Greek word meaning "tongue" or "language", used in several English words including gloss, glossary, glossitis, and others ▪ glossa, a Spanish musical form, cultivated by Eduard Toldrà and others ▪ Glossa Music, a Spanish music label ▪ Glossa Ordinaria, a medieval scholarly Bible in which the text is surrounded by learned commentary ▪ Glossai Greek plural, a glossary by Hesychius of Alexandria Glossae sacrae, Latin plural "holy tongues", a book which is an interpolation to Hesychius' work of a later date than his own ▪ Possible misspelling of Glosa...

Definition of glossal in the English dictionary

The definition of glossal in the dictionary is of or relating to the tongue. Other definition of glossal is of or relating to a paired tonguelike lobe in the labium of an insect.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GLOSSAL


aglossal
əˈɡlɒsəl
apostle
əˈpɒsəl
colossal
kəˈlɒsəl
dossal
ˈdɒsəl
dossel
ˈdɒsəl
duniewassal
ˌduːnɪˈwɒsəl
dunniewassal
ˌduːnɪˈwɒsəl
fossil
ˈfɒsəl
hypoglossal
ˌhaɪpəˈɡlɒsəl
ichnofossil
ˈɪknəʊˌfɒsəl
isoglossal
ˌaɪsəˈɡlɒsəl
jostle
ˈdʒɒsəl
macrofossil
ˈmækrəʊˌfɒsəl
microfossil
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌfɒsəl
nonfossil
ˌnɒnˈfɒsəl
opisthoglossal
əˌpɪsθəˌɡlɒsəl
paraglossal
ˌpærəˈɡlɒsəl
subfossil
ˈsʌbˌfɒsəl
supercolossal
ˌsuːpərkəˈlɒsəl
throstle
ˈθrɒsəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GLOSSAL

gloss
gloss finish
gloss over
gloss paint
gloss.
glossa
glossae
glossarial
glossarially
glossaries
glossarist
glossary
glossator
glossectomies
glossectomy
glossematics
glosseme
glosser
glossier
glossies

WORDS THAT END LIKE GLOSSAL

abyssal
byssal
constructive dismissal
crissal
dismissal
duniwassal
envassal
great vassal
hypabyssal
loessal
missal
pertussal
rear vassal
subvassal
tussal
unfair dismissal
vassal
vibrissal
wrongful dismissal

Synonyms and antonyms of glossal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «glossal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GLOSSAL

Find out the translation of glossal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of glossal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «glossal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

glossal
570 millions of speakers

English

glossal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जिह्वा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لساني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

glossal
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

glossal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জিহ্বাসংক্রান্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

glosse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Glossal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

glossal
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

glossal
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

glossal
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Glossal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc về lưởi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நாக்கைப்பற்றிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चमकदार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

glossal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

glossal
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

glossal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

glossal
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lingual
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

glossal
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

taalkundig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

glossal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

glossal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of glossal

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GLOSSAL»

The term «glossal» is normally little used and occupies the 145.701 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GLOSSAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about glossal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GLOSSAL»

Discover the use of glossal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to glossal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The GlossaL Experience
FOREWORD. THE. WELCOME. TABLE. While I have always been a proud mother, among my many confessions is that I am also somewhat of literary snob. I don't care who wrote it, for me to endorse a work, it must be GOOD! This book is in ...
Ni-Emah Bugg, 2013
2
The GlossaL Experience: A Poetic Love Story
Story. Of. My. Heart. If my heart could tell a tale or two, It will tell a story of me and you, Of a bleeding heart and fallen stars, Of a wounded soul adorned with scars, If my heart could tell a tale or two, It would quote the words of vulnerability, Of a ...
Liam Lakewood, 2013
3
The anatomy of the human body: Ed. by Granville Sharp ...
supposed that this filament is derived from the hypo-glossal, then it is directed towards the roots of the first cervical nerve. Opposite to the anterior border of the hyo-glossus it gives off a very remarkable anastomotic branch, which forms an arch ...
Jean Cruveilhier, Granville Sharp Pattison, William Herries Madden, 1853
4
The Bees of the World
Nearly all members of the family are easily characterized by glossal features not found in other bees. These features are found in all colletid females; as noted below, some of them are not found in certain males (see Sees. 20, 21). The glossa ...
Charles Duncan Michener, 2000
5
An elementary treatise on human anatomy
The Hyo-glos'sal muscle1 is a quadrilateral plane of fibres arising from the great horn and body of the hyoid bone, and ascending to expand in the side of the tongue, between the stylo-glossal and lingual muscles. The Geui'o-glos'sal muscle' ...
Joseph Leidy, 1861
6
The Medical Times
... as great a variety of motility as the tongue. Without going into a minute description of the glossal muscles, let it suffice to say that by their united and individual contractile efi'orts this organ is susceptible of every possible variety of motion, viz., ...
‎1898
7
Medical Record
The tonsils first appear in the fourth month of intra-uterine life, as a bunch of round cells, lying in a furrow between the palato-glossal and palatopharyngeal arches of the embryo (Paterson2). This furrow is, in early fcetal life, continuous with ...
George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, 1902
8
A Demonstration of the Nerves of the Human Body
... the stylo-hyoideal, and then in front of the hyo-glossal ; it communicates with the gustatory nerve : it gives a filament to the sublingual gland ; it gives filaments to the stylo-glossal muscle, the hyo-glossal, the lingual, and the genio-hyo- glossal, ...
Joseph Swan, 1834
9
Contributions of the American Entomological Institute
these families in various features to the colletid subfamily Diphaglossinae. TABLE 1 Synapomorphies (with corresponding plesiomorphies in parentheses) for some glossal characters of bees. Numbers in parentheses refer to paragraphs  ...
‎1984
10
Sunny Days
Glossal. atoms (A-temz) The smallest parts into which matter can be broken down . billion (BIL-yun) 1,000 millions. castles (KA-suIz) Buildings with high walls. chemicals (KEH-mih-kuIz) Matter that can be mixed with other matter to cause ...
Elisabeth D'Aubuisson, 2007

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GLOSSAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term glossal is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Bees Drink with Expandable Mop Tongues
Erection pattern and section-wise wettability of a honeybee's glossal hairs in nectar feeding. The Journal of experimental biology PMID: ... «Discover Magazine, Jan 15»
2
Ibn Rushd on Anatomy
... and ramified in the tongue: he is describing accurately the twelfth nerve (hypo-glossal). He describes as accurately as modern anatomy does, ... «Onislam.net, Sep 13»
3
Case #251: A 44-year-old woman with mandibular swelling
Orange arrows: palatal-glossal airway. True or False. Green arrows: maxillary sinus. True or False. White arrow: well-circumscribed lesion. True or False. Prev. «DrBicuspid, Jan 12»
4
Oncologic Emergencies and Paraneoplastic Syndromes
... physical findings. These include laryngeal or glossal edema, mental status changes, and pleural effusion (more commonly on the right side). «Cancer Network, Dec 11»
5
APSS: Strength Training Improves Sleep Apnea
A possible mechanism by which strength training might help sleep apnea in these patients is the strengthening of pharyngeal and glossal ... «MedPage Today, Jun 10»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Glossal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/glossal>. Sep 2020 ».
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