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lytta (s), lyttae (pl)
1. A fibrous and muscular band lying within the longitudinal axis of the tongue in many mammals; such as, the dog.
2. Origin: Latin, a "worm" said to grow under the tongue of dogs, and to cause canine madness; from Greek, literally, "madness".
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