sublingual gland


Either of two salivary glands situated in the mucus membrane on the floor of the mouth beneath the tongue.Rivinus gland

Nearby words

  1. sublingual,
  2. sublingual artery,
  3. sublingual caruncle,
  4. sublingual cyst,
  5. sublingual duct,
  6. sublingual nerve,
  7. sublingual pit,
  8. sublingual vein,
  9. subliterate,
  10. subliterature

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