hypoglottis

[ hahy-puh-glot-is ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈglɒt ɪs /

noun

Anatomy. the underside of the tongue.
Pathology. ranula.
Also hy·po·glos·sis [hahy-puh-glos-is, -glaw-sis] /ˌhaɪ pəˈglɒs ɪs, -ˈglɔ sɪs/.

Origin of hypoglottis

From the Greek word hypoglōttís, dating back to 1650–60. See hypo-, glottis
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Medicine definitions for hypoglottis

hypoglottis

[ hī′pə-glŏtĭs ]

n.

The undersurface of the tongue.
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