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sublingual

[suhb-ling-gwuh l] /sʌbˈlɪŋ gwəl/
adjective
1.
situated under the tongue, or on the underside of the tongue.
noun
2.
a sublingual gland, artery, or the like.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Neo-Latin sublinguālis; see sub-, lingual
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British Dictionary definitions for sublingual

sublingual

/sʌbˈlɪŋɡwəl/
adjective
1.
(anatomy) situated beneath the tongue
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Word Origin and History for sublingual
adj.

1660s; see sub- + lingual.

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sublingual in Medicine

sublingual sub·lin·gual (sŭb-lĭng'gwəl)
adj.
Below or beneath the tongue; hypoglossal.

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