sublingua

noun
sub·​lingua
plural sublinguae

Definition of sublingua

: a process or fold covered with modified or hardened mucous membrane and occurring on the floor of the mouth in some animals (such as lemurs)

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History and Etymology for sublingua

New Latin, from Latin sub- + lingua tongue

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“Sublingua.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sublingua. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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