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Sublingual caruncle

sublingual caruncle n.
A papilla on each side of the frenulum of the tongue marking the opening of the submandibular duct.


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    sublingual duct n. Major sublingual duct. Minor sublingual duct.

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    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.

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    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.

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