ranula

1. Hypoglottis. 2. Obsolete term for any cystic tumor of the undersurface of the tongue or floor of the mouth, especially one of the floor of the mouth due to obstruction of the duct of the sublingual glands. SYN: ptyalocele, ranine tumor, sialocele, sublingual cyst. [L. tadpole, dim. of rana, frog]

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ran·u·la 'ran-yə-lə n a cyst formed under the tongue by obstruction of a gland duct

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n.
a cyst found under the tongue, formed when the duct leading from a salivary or mucous gland is obstructed and distended.

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ran·u·la (ranґu-lə) [L., dim. of rana frog] a form of retention cyst of the floor of the mouth, usually due to obstruction of the ducts of the submaxillary or sublingual glands, presenting a slowly enlarging painless deep burrowing mucocele of one side of the mouth. Called also sublingual cyst and sublingual ptyalocele. ranular adj

Ranula.


Medical dictionary. 2011.

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