The undersurface of the tongue. SYN: hypoglossis. [G. hypoglossis, or -glottis, undersurface of tongue, fr. hypo, under, + glossa, tongue]

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hy·po·glot·tis -'glät-əs n, pl -tis·es or -ti·des -ə-(.)dēz the underpart of the tongue

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  • HYPOGLOTTIS — Graece ὑπογλωττὶς, nomen coronae, sic dictae, quod ea sit frenum quasi loquacitati, inter pocula plerumque oriri solitae: de qua vide Athen. l. 15. c. 6. et 7. p. 677. et 678. Polluc. l. 4. c. 25. Casub. ad Athen. et C. Paschal. Coron. l. 2. c. 4 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • hypoglottis — /huy peuh glot is/, n. 1. Anat. the underside of the tongue. 2. Pathol. ranula. Also, hypoglossis /huy peuh glos is, glaw sis/. [1650 60; < Gk hypoglottís. See HYPO , GLOTTIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypoglottis — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ˈgläd.ə̇s noun Etymology: Greek hypoglōttis, from hypo + glōtta, glōssa tongue 1. : the underpart of the tongue 2. : a sclerite adjoining the labium of various beetles …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypoglottis — n. [Gr. hypo, under; glottis, mouth of windpipe] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Coleoptera, the sclerite between the mentum and labium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hypoglottis — n. underside of the tongue …   English contemporary dictionary

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