Tongue Twister

04 August 2002
Posted by Chris Smith.

Medics in Germany have successfully developed a replacement tongue for people that lose theirs through cancer or accidents. They made the tongue from muscles taken from the throat and connected it to he hypoglossal nerve that normally controls the tongue. The replacement was successfully transplanted into a pig.

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