The tongue is a sensitive muscular organ, used for eating and communication. Photo: ShutterstockThe tongue is a sensitive muscular organ, used for eating and communication. Photo: Shutterstock
The tongue is a sensitive muscular organ, used for eating and communication. Photo: Shutterstock

How women’s tongues are shorter than men’s, and other things you may not know about a vital organ

  • The tongue is a versatile organ used for taste and talking; different animals use theirs as a cooling system, a weapon, and a brush
  • An expert explains how to keep the tongue healthy, why we shouldn’t scrape it, and why it heals so quickly in the event of injury or ailments

Topic |   Wellness
The tongue is a sensitive muscular organ, used for eating and communication. Photo: ShutterstockThe tongue is a sensitive muscular organ, used for eating and communication. Photo: Shutterstock
The tongue is a sensitive muscular organ, used for eating and communication. Photo: Shutterstock
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