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Submandibular gland

Introduction: Submandibular gland

Description of Submandibular gland

Submandibular gland: a salivary gland inside the lower jaw on either side that produces most of the nocturnal saliva; discharges saliva into the mouth under the tongue.
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Submandibular gland: one of the three chief, paired salivary glands, lying partly above and partly below the posterior half of the base of the mandible.
Source: CRISP

Submandibular gland: One of two salivary glands in the neck, located in the space bound by the two bellies of the digastric muscle and the angle of the mandible. It discharges through the submandibular duct. The secretory units are predominantly serous although a few mucous alveoli, some with serous demilunes, occur. (Stedman, 25th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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