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hypoglottis

[hahy-puh-glot-is] /ˌhaɪ pəˈglɒt ɪs/
noun
1.
Anatomy. the underside of the tongue.
2.
Pathology, ranula.
Also, hypoglossis
[hahy-puh-glos-is, -glaw-sis] /ˌhaɪ pəˈglɒs ɪs, -ˈglɔ sɪs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Greek hypoglōttís. See hypo-, glottis
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hypoglottis in Medicine

hypoglottis hy·po·glot·tis (hī'pə-glŏt'ĭs)
n.
The undersurface of the tongue.

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