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hypoglottis

[hahy-puh-glot-is]
noun
  1. Anatomy. the underside of the tongue.
  2. Pathology. ranula.
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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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hypoglottis in Medicine

hypoglottis

(hī′pə-glŏtĭs)
n.
  1. The undersurface of the tongue.
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