Definition of Submaxillary salivary gland

1. Noun. 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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Literary usage of Submaxillary salivary gland

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"The submaxillary salivary gland is enucleated and its deep vascular attachments which pass through the muscles of the floor of the mouth are clamped and ..."

2. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1901)
"Above the anterior part of the submaxillary salivary gland. 2. The space between the anterior bellies of the two digastric muscles. 3. ..."

3. Manual of surgery for students and practitioners by William Rose (1904)
"... submental lymphatic glands, as well as those lying over the external carotid artery, and it is always wise to include the submaxillary salivary gland. ..."

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