submandibular gland

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submandibular gland

[¦səb·man′dib·yə·lər ′gland]
(anatomy)
A large seromucous or mixed salivary gland located below the mandible on each side of the jaw. Also known as mandibular gland; submaxillary gland.
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fp: frontal pores; indexes, CF: ratio between the length of hind part of maxillary gland and the length of head.
Calyx of maxillary gland smooth, with helmet-like dorsal appendix, CF = 8.
Maximum body length 1400 [micro]m, head length 140-145, head width 90-110, pseudoculus 8-9, posterior part of maxillary gland 14-18, posterior marginal setae on head: seta 1 15-20, seta 2 15-20, seta 3 8-10; pronotal seta 1 25-30, pronotal seta 2 15-20; mesonotal setae Pl 23-32, Pl[alpha] 7-9, P2 40-47, M 10-13; foretarsus 85-93, claw 33-38, empodial appendage 5-6, middle tarsus 45-48, claw 20-23, hind tarsus 50-55, claw 23-25.