What is the medical term meaning surgical removal of half of the tongue?
Hemiglossectomy is the medical term meaning surgical removal of half the tongue.
When a person gets their tongue pierced can that person's tongue be allergic to the tongue ring they first get?
I suppose that it could be possible, but piercing jewelry is made out of implant grade steel which is the same steel they make medical implantation out of, i.e.; rods, screws, plates, etc., so it is fairly well suited to be placed not just through the skin, but completely beneath it as well. The term "surgical steel" is a misnomer, in that if it is surgical steel, it is virtually always technically referred to as…