Definition of sublingually in English:



Anatomy Medicine

See sublingual

  • ‘By administering the spray sublingually, the mucous membrane absorbs the solution directly into the bloodstream, avoiding degradation from the gastrointestinal tract and liver.’
  • ‘Nitrates and calcium channel blocking drugs can be tried taken sublingually for episodes of pain or orally and regularly as a prophylactic.’
  • ‘Buprenorphine was provided in tablet form, which was administered sublingually.’
  • ‘Both morphine solution and soluble tablets of morphine can be given sublingually.’
  • ‘I take these sublingually daily because my body absorbs them better that way.’