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sublingual

 [sub-ling´gwal]
beneath the tongue; called also hypoglossal and subglossal.
Administration of a sublingual medication. From Lammon et al., 1995.
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sub·lin·gual

(sŭb-ling'gwăl),
1. Beneath or below the tongue.
2. Denoting certain arteries, veins, nerves, caruncles, ganglia, glands, folds, and fossae that lie below the tongue.
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sublingual

(sŭb-lĭng′gwəl)
adj.
Situated beneath or on the underside of the tongue.
n.
A sublingual part, such as a gland, artery, or duct.

sub·lin′gual·ly adv.
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sub·glos·sal

(sŭb-glos'ăl)
Below or beneath the tongue.
Synonym(s): sublingual.
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sublingual

Under the tongue.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

sub·lin·gual

(SL) (sŭb-ling'gwăl)
Beneath or below the tongue.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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However, it should also be noted that the sublingual glands and sublingual region are continuous with the submandibular region.
The nodule contained a hyperechogenic focus of 0.9 cm situated in the topography of the left sublingual region that caused posterior acoustic shadowing.
(2) It leads to dysphagia, odynophagia and woody edema in the sublingual region, forcing the tongue up and back with the potential for airway obstruction.
Besides the anatomical information, these studies have the purpose to prevent the hemorrhagic episodes in sublingual region, which are reported in the literature [10-12], air obstruction due to the formation of hematoma, consequence of the cortical perforation, and/or the laceration of periosteum with the involvement of the cited vessels.
A Computed Tomography (CT) scan of the swelling was done and it revealed a distinct homogeneous lesion of 2.8cm x 3.5 cm size in the sublingual region with the mass extending inferiorly to the upper border of the hyoid bone.