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sublingual

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adjective sub·lin·gual \ˌsəb-ˈliŋ-gwəl, -gyə-wəl\

Definition of sublingual

  1. :  situated or administered under the tongue <sublingual glands> <sublingual tablets>



Origin and Etymology of sublingual

New Latin sublingualis, from Latin sub- + lingua tongue — more at tongue


First Known Use: 1661


Medical Dictionary

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sublingual

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adjective sub·lin·gual \ˌsəb-ˈliŋ-g(yə-)wəl, ˈsəb-\

Medical Definition of sublingual

  1. 1:  situated or administered under the tongue <sublingual tablets>

  2. 2:  of or relating to the sublingual glands

sublingually

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sublingual

noun sub·lin·gual

Medical Definition of sublingual




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