Definition of Vena sublingualis
1. Noun. A tributary of the lingual vein.
Medical Definition of Vena sublingualis
Vein which accompanies the sublingual artery in the floor of the mouth, lateral to the hypoglossal nerve; it may join the deep lingual vein to form the lingual vein, or join the vena comitans nerve hypoglossi.
Synonym: vena sublingualis.
(05 Mar 2000)
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