sublingual

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

Definition of sublingual

:situated or administered under the tongue
  • sublingual glands
  • sublingual tablets

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Origin and Etymology of sublingual

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


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sublingual

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

medical Definition of sublingual

1 :situated or administered under the tongue
  • sublingual tablets
2 :of or relating to the sublingual glands

sublingually

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sublingual

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medical Definition of sublingual


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