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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.

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.

sublingual

/sub·lin·gual/ (-ling´gwal) hypoglossal; beneath the tongue.

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.

sublingual

[səbling′gwəl]
Etymology: L, sub + lingua, tongue
pertaining to the area beneath the tongue.

sub·glos·sal

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

sublingual

Under the tongue.

sub·lin·gual

(SL) (sŭb-ling'gwăl)
Beneath or below the tongue.

sublingual (subling´gwəl),

adj pertaining to the region of structures located beneath the tongue.
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Sublingual.
sublingual administration,
sublingual caruncle,
sublingual crescent,
n See crescent, sublingual.
sublingual duct,
sublingual fold,
sublingual fossa,
sublingual gland,
sublingual space,

sublingual

beneath the tongue.

sublingual gland
a salivary gland on either side under the tongue.
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