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Von Ebner's Glands

Summary Information: Von Ebner's Glands

Von Ebner's Glands: Von Ebner's glands are one type of a variety of salivary glands and exocrine glands. Von Ebner's glands are located in the tongue and produce the enzyme lingual lipase, which helps to break down and digest fats (lipids). Von Ebner's glands also play a role in the sensation of taste.

Conditions that afflict the von Ebner's glands include infection and irritation.

Closely Related Organs: Von Ebner's Glands

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Von Ebner's Glands

The following conditions are related to the organ: Von Ebner's Glands:

Other Names: Von Ebner's Glands

The following are other names for the organ: Von Ebner's Glands:

  • Ebner's glands
  • Gustatory glands

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Von Ebner's Glands

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Von Ebner's Glands:

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