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A mutated Tom Paris quite literally holding his tongue

Phlox's tongue

A hengrauggi using the tounge during hunting

Kima's mom extending her tongue

A tongue was a maneuverable muscle in a lifeform's mouth, used to aid in speech and eating. The tongue had taste buds for the latter one.

The Butterfly dancers of Rigel X had unusually long tongues, which allowed them to grab butterflies with them. (ENT: "Broken Bow")

In the alternate reality James T. Kirk developed numb tongue following an allergic reaction to the Melvaran mud flea vaccine.

Hengrauggix could use their tongues while hunting. While he was left on Delta Vega James T. Kirk was hunted by a hengrauggi and almost caught by the tongue of the predator. (Star Trek)

The Ayt, a species present on Earth in the alternate reality, connected their tongues upon meeting at the Port of San Francisco bar. (Star Trek Into Darkness)

The Voth were one species with unusually long tongues for humanoids, and used them to lick caught insects off special lamps. (VOY: "Distant Origin") Denobulans were another species with long tongues. (ENT: "A Night in Sickbay")

Something which one did not mean to say was sometimes called a "slip of the tongue". (TOS: "The Deadly Years" DS9: "Invasive Procedures", "The Maquis, Part I", "Heart of Stone")

While telling his 662nd joke to Geordi La Forge in 2364, Data's synthetic tongue slipped when he mispronounced "including" as "includling", something La Forge thought was funnier than the joke itself. (TNG: "Code of Honor")

It was said that when Bajoran hasperat is cooked properly, it should "sear the tongue." Macias reminded Ro Laren of this in 2370. (TNG: "Preemptive Strike")

According to Lwaxana Troi, the name Odo had a certain lyrical quality and rolled off the tongue. (DS9: "The Forsaken")

During the Ocampa elogium, one of the woman's parents massaged her feet until her tongue began to swell. (VOY: "Elogium")

When Tom Paris underwent hyper-evolution in 2372, he lost his tongue as part of the transformation. (VOY: "Threshold")

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