This is the fourth part of an alphabetical list of names, words and terms frequently associated with body piercings and body art. This part of the dictionary covers words beginning with the letters T through Z.
Tongue - Any piercing of the tongue muscle itself. Piercings can be set around the rim or through the tongue webbing under the tongue, but most often are found down the middle of the muscle. They can be aligned along the center or pierced off-center. A barbell is the most common jewelry worn in this piercing.
Tragus - The tragus is the small tab of tissue which projects over the opening of the ear canal. It is usually placed in the natural fold where the tragus attaches to the side of the face.
Triangle - a highly-complex women's piercing, where a ring is pierced into a space behind the clitoris.
Uvula - This rare piercing is of the uvula at the back of the throat opening.
Vampire's Kiss - a name given to a surface-to-surface piecing done on the side of the neck.
Venom - An alternate name for an off-center tongue piercing.
Wrist - A surface piercing of the skin on the outside or inside of the wrist. Most often barbells are worn in this type of piercing. Pocketing is also done here.
Please note: This is not necessarily a complete list of piercing names, as procedures are invented and modified by individuals and may not have evolved to be a standard term of description.
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