Ranula meaning

rănyə-lə
A cyst on the underside of the tongue caused by the obstruction of a duct of a salivary gland.
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A cyst under the tongue, usually caused by the obstruction of a salivary gland duct.
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A cyst on the underside of the tongue caused by the obstruction of a duct of a salivary gland.
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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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Origin of ranula

  • Latin rānula swelling on the tongue diminutive of rāna frog ranunculus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition