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The surgical division of any frenum; especially, the "tongue-tie"; which is a non-medical term for ankyloglossia, a congenital shortness of the frenum of the tongue.

It is characterized by interference in sucking and in articulation (talking). The condition is treated by surgically freeing the frenum.

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