sublingual caruncle n.
A papilla on each side of the frenulum of the tongue marking the opening of the submandibular duct.
- Sublingual cyst
sublingual cyst n. See ranula.
- Sublingual duct
sublingual duct n. Major sublingual duct. Minor sublingual duct.
- Sublingual gland
sublingual gland n. Either of two salivary glands situated in the mucus membrane on the floor of the mouth beneath the tongue. Also called Rivinus gland.
- Sublingual nerve
sublingual nerve n. A branch of the lingual nerve supplying parasympathetic fibers to the sublingual gland and sensory fibers to the mucous membrane of the floor of the mouth.