sublingual

adjective
sub·​lin·​gual | \ ˌsəb-ˈliŋ-gwəl How to pronounce sublingual (audio) , -gyə-wəl \

Definition of sublingual

: situated or administered under the tongue sublingual glands sublingual tablets

Examples of sublingual in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cybin’s sublingual film is designed for rapid absorption, a faster onset, and a shorter duration. Will Yakowicz, Forbes, 24 June 2021 Cybin’s sublingual film is designed for rapid absorption, a faster onset, and a shorter duration. Will Yakowicz, Forbes, 24 June 2021 Cybin’s sublingual film is designed for rapid absorption, a faster onset, and a shorter duration. Will Yakowicz, Forbes, 24 June 2021 Cybin’s sublingual film is designed for rapid absorption, a faster onset, and a shorter duration. Will Yakowicz, Forbes, 24 June 2021 Cybin’s sublingual film is designed for rapid absorption, a faster onset, and a shorter duration. Will Yakowicz, Forbes, 24 June 2021 The first part of the clinical trial will consist of a Phase IIa study of 40 patients to identify the equivalent dose of Cybin’s sublingual psilocybin formulation compared with a 25 mg pill of psilocybin. Will Yakowicz, Forbes, 20 May 2021 Cybin will launch a phase two clinical trial to study its sublingual formulation of psilocybin for patients with major depressive disorder at the University of the West Indies Hospital in Jamaica later this year. Will Yakowicz, Forbes, 24 June 2021 Cybin’s sublingual film is designed for rapid absorption, a faster onset, and a shorter duration. Will Yakowicz, Forbes, 24 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of sublingual

1661, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sublingual

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

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“Sublingual.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sublingual. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for sublingual

sublingual

adjective
sub·​lin·​gual | \ ˌsəb-ˈliŋ-g(yə-)wəl, ˈsəb- How to pronounce sublingual (audio) \

Medical Definition of sublingual

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Other Words from sublingual

sublingually \ -​ē How to pronounce sublingual (audio) \ adverb

sublingual

noun

Medical Definition of sublingual (Entry 2 of 2)

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