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Webster 1913 Edition


Ranula


Ran′u-la

(răn′ū̍-lȧ)
,
Noun.
[L., a little frog, a little swelling on the tongue of cattle, dim. of
rana
a frog.]
(Med.)
A cyst formed under the tongue by obstruction of the duct of the submaxillary gland.

Webster 1828 Edition


Ranula

RAN'ULA

,
Noun.
[L. rana, a frog; dim. a little frog.]
A swelling under the tongue, similar to the encysted tumors in different parts of the body.

Definition 2022


ranula

ranula

English

Noun

ranula (plural ranulas or ranulae)

  1. A small cyst on the floor of the mouth, under the tongue, which is associated with an obstruction of the major salivary gland.

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