Seba (1734:70) illustrated and diagnosed a frog for which he used the name ranula, Americana, Rubra.
ranula was treated by being lifted well forward by means of a sharp iron hook and then split with a razor.
ranula ran·u·la (rān'yə-lə)
A cyst on the underside of the tongue or the mouth floor caused by an obstructed salivary gland duct. Also called ptyalocele, sialocele, sublingual cyst.