Situated under the tongue; as, the sublingual gland.
Of or pertaining to the sublingual gland; as, sublingual salvia.
Meaning "beneath the tongue". Several supplements available toathletes are made to be taken in this manner. This occasionally results in better absorption. Somesuggest hormonal preparations be taken sublingually to avoid the harsh environment of the gut.
Literally, "under the tongue." Sublingual tablets or liquids are designed to held under the tongue while the active ingredient is absorbed into the bloodstream through mucous membranes."
(suhb-LEENG-wawl) glands A pair of salivary glands located in the floor of the mouth deep to the mucous membrane.
Situated or administered under the tongue, for example sublingual glands or sublingual tablets.
Administration of supplements or medicines intended to rapidly enter the bloodstream by being placed and held "under the tongue."
means beneath the tongue.
Beneath the tongue or the area beneath the tongue.
Beneath the tongue. Some supplements, such as vitamin B12, are formulated to dissolve in the mouth, providing quick absorption into the bloodstream without interference from stomach acids.
Sublingual, literally 'under the tongue', from Latin, refers to a pharmacological route of administration in which certain drugs are entered directly into the bloodstream via absorption under the tongue. Many pharmaceuticals are prepared for sublingual administration. These commonly include cardiovascular drugs, steroids, barbiturates, some enzymes and increasingly frequently, certain vitamins and minerals.