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Ranula

Introduction: Ranula

Description of Ranula

Ranula: A cyst under the tongue caused by obstruction of a salivary or mucous gland. Also called hyrdoglossa.

Ranula: a cyst on the underside of the tongue.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Ranula: 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. It is also called sublingual cyst and sublingual ptyalocele.
Source: Diseases Database

Ranula: 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. It is also called sublingual cyst and sublingual ptyalocele.
Source: MeSH 2007

Ranula: Related Topics

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Source: Diseases Database

Broader terms for Ranula

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Ranula

The following list attempts to classify Ranula into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • cyst
  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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