sublingual


sub·lin·gual

adjective \ˌsəb-ˈliŋ-gwəl, -gyə-wəl\

Definition of SUBLINGUAL

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

Origin of SUBLINGUAL

New Latin sublingualis, from Latin sub- + lingua tongue — more at tongue
First Known Use: 1661

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