sublingual

[ suhb-ling-gwuh l ]
/ sʌbˈlɪŋ gwəl /
Anatomy

adjective

situated under the tongue, or on the underside of the tongue.

noun

a sublingual gland, artery, or the like.

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Origin of sublingual

1655–65; < New Latin sublinguālis; see sub-, lingual
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British Dictionary definitions for sublingual

sublingual
/ (sʌbˈlɪŋɡwəl) /

adjective

anatomy situated beneath the tongue
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Medical definitions for sublingual

sublingual
[ sŭb-lĭnggwəl ]

adj.

Below or beneath the tongue; hypoglossal.
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