ranula


ran·u·la

noun \ˈran-yə-lə\

Definition of RANULA

:  a cyst formed under the tongue by obstruction of a gland duct

Origin of RANULA

New Latin, from Latin, swelling on the tongue of cattle, from diminutive of rana frog
First Known Use: 15th century

ran·u·la

noun \ˈran-yə-lə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RANULA

: a cyst formed under the tongue by obstruction of a gland duct

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