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Subject Area:Women's and Children's Health
Neonatology (2010) 97 (2): 83–89.
Published Online: 25 August 2009
...Michael Obladen Tongue-tie, or ankyloglossia, is poorly defined and involves a short, thick, fibrosed, or fixed lingual frenulum. Operative interventions were proposed already in Greek medicine. In the Middle Ages, competition arose between midwives, who used their nails to detach the frenulum...