sublingual


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

sub·lin·gual

 (sŭb-lĭng′gwəl)
adj.
Situated beneath or on the underside of the tongue.
n.
A sublingual part, such as a gland, artery, or duct.

sub·lin′gual·ly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

sublingual

(sʌbˈlɪŋɡwəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy situated beneath the tongue
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

sub•lin•gual

(sʌbˈlɪŋ gwəl)
adj.
situated under the tongue, or on the underside of the tongue.
[1655–65; < New Latin sublinguālis]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sublingual - beneath the tongue
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

sub·lin·gual

a. sublingual, situado-a debajo de la lengua;
___ glandglándula ___;
___ tablettableta, pastilla ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sublingual

adj sublingual
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
He further said doctors from the Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC), who conducted former premier's health check up on Wednesday, advised sublingual medication to him fearing hypertensive emergency owing to unsupervised environment at Kot Lakhpat.
PIC advised sublingual meds fearing hypertensive emergency, better to be avoided in unsupervised Jail environment.
The platform, a sublingual film, can effectively bind various active substances, including cannabinoid and natural substances to, or via, oral mucosal membranes (under the tongue) and by doing so, greatly improve bioavailability of cannabinoid molecules.
AcelRx's proprietary, non-invasive sublingual formulation technology delivers sufentanil with consistent pharmacokinetic profiles.
Tonix's proprietary eutectic formulation of cyclobenzaprine, or TNX-102 SL, is designed for chronic sublingual administration daily at bedtime, which facilitates transmucosal absorption of cyclobenzaprine and bypasses first pass liver metabolism.
15 February 2010 - Danish allergy-vaccine maker ALK-Abello A/S (CPH: ALK B) said today that its investigational sublingual grass allergy immunotherapy tablet Grazax has met the primary endpoint in a phase II study of paediatric patients with a history of pollen allergies in the USA.
Evaluation of sublingual and gut mucosal microcirculation in sepsis: a quantitative analysis.
Bilateral submandibular gland aplasia with clinico-radiological mass due to prolapsing sublingual salivary tissue through mylohyoid boutonniere: a case report and review.
Symptoms Improved With Sublingual Pill Percent decline in average adjusted symptom scores relative to patients on placebo Treatment began 2 months Treatment began 4 months before start of season before start of season First season w/o -21% -18% active treatment Second season -35% -32% w/o active treatment Third season of -38% -35% active treatment First season w/o -29% -23% active treatment Note: All changes were statistically significant relative to the placebo patients.
These findings suggest that sublingual APL-130277 will reproduce the pharmacokinetic profile of the reference drug, allowing a bioequivalence route for an NDA submission.
plans to manufacture and market a proprietary, sublingual therapy treatment for pets suffering with allergies, and it hopes to introduce the new product at the onset of allergy season this year.