What Is the Flap of Skin under Your Tongue Called?


The flap of skin under the tongue which connects the tongue with the lower palate or floor of the mouth is called the frenulum. Some people are born with shor frenulum, giving them speech difficulties. This conditions (called ankyglossia) can be surgically corrected.
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The frenulum is the piece of skin that is under the tongue to hold it in place. This piece of skin prevents the tongue from being swallowed. ...
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