Definition of Ranine

1. a. Of or pertaining to the frogs and toads.

Definition of Ranine

1. Adjective. of, relating to, or resembling a frog ¹

2. Adjective. Relating to, or designating, a swelling under the tongue; also, relating to the region where the swelling occurs; applied especially to branches of the lingual artery and lingual vein. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ranine

1. of the underside of the tongue [adj]

Medical Definition of Ranine

1. 1. Of or pertaining to the frogs and toads. 2. Pertaining to, or designating, a swelling under the tongue; also, pertaining to the region where the swelling occurs; applied especially to branches of the lingual artery and lingual vein. Origin: L. Rana a frog. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Ranine

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1804)
"... in consequence of the ranine being divided ; or of their being suffocated, by swallowing the point of the tongue thus considerably loosened by the ..."

2. Anatomy of the Arteries of the Human Body by John Hatch Power (1862)
"The ranine artery may be wounded in the operation of dividing the ... As the ranine arteries anastomose at their extremities only, the right and left sides ..."

3. A Dictionary of Terms Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences by Richard Dennis Hoblyn (1865)
"ranine ARTERY (rana, a frog). That portion of the lingual artery, which runs in a serpentine direction along the under surface of the tongue to the tip of ..."

4. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1858)
"M. Motivier adopts the plan recommended by Paré, and makes a transverse puncture in one of the ranine veins. M. Aran, on the contrary, who has employed the ..."

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