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

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Examples of sublingual in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tinctures and sublingual sprays can offer effects quickly, while edibles and oils have a slower release, leading to a longer period of sleep. Sari Frances, chicagotribune.com, "How to use CBD for a better night’s sleep," 19 Sep. 2019 Tinctures and sublingual sprays can offer effects quickly, while edibles and oils have a slower release, leading to a longer period of sleep. Sari Frances, chicagotribune.com, "How to use CBD for a better night’s sleep," 19 Sep. 2019 Tinctures and sublingual sprays can offer effects quickly, while edibles and oils have a slower release, leading to a longer period of sleep. Sari Frances, chicagotribune.com, "How to use CBD for a better night’s sleep," 19 Sep. 2019 Tinctures and sublingual sprays can offer effects quickly, while edibles and oils have a slower release, leading to a longer period of sleep. Sari Frances, chicagotribune.com, "How to use CBD for a better night’s sleep," 19 Sep. 2019 Those certifications were for low-THC cannabis and medical marijuana by sublingual, suppository or topical routes. Christine Sexton, sun-sentinel.com, "How much medical marijuana is used in Florida, and who provides it, to be reviewed," 6 Dec. 2019 Tinctures and sublingual sprays can offer effects quickly, while edibles and oils have a slower release, leading to a longer period of sleep. Sari Frances, chicagotribune.com, "How to use CBD for a better night’s sleep," 19 Sep. 2019 Tinctures and sublingual sprays can offer effects quickly, while edibles and oils have a slower release, leading to a longer period of sleep. Sari Frances, chicagotribune.com, "How to use CBD for a better night’s sleep," 19 Sep. 2019 Tinctures and sublingual sprays can offer effects quickly, while edibles and oils have a slower release, leading to a longer period of sleep. Sari Frances, chicagotribune.com, "How to use CBD for a better night’s sleep," 19 Sep. 2019

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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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The first known use of sublingual was in 1661

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15 Feb 2020

Cite this Entry

“Sublingual.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sublingual. Accessed 27 Feb. 2020.

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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 sublingually (audio) \ adverb

sublingual

noun

Medical Definition of sublingual (Entry 2 of 2)

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