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sub·lin·gual

sublingual

 
pronunciation:
suhb lIng gwl
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: located or designed to be placed under the tongue or on the underside of the tongue.
Not all salivary glands are sublingual.Sublingual placement of the tablet improves absorption.The company makes both capsules and sublingual tablets.
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derivation: sublingually (adv.)