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submandibular gland

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n 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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Usage


In news:

More than 80% of all salivary calculi occur in the submandibular gland.
Most salivary calculi (80 to 95%) occur in the submandibular gland.
Poorly differentiated small-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the submandibular gland: A case report.
A rare submandibular gland neoplasm .
A case of a giant submandibular gland calculus perforating the floor of the mouth.
Poorly differentiated small-cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the submandibular gland : A case report.
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In science:

Briefly, under microscopic magnification, the anterior neck was opened with a midline vertical incision, and the underlying submandibular gland dissected.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
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