sublingual gland

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sublingual gland

[¦səb′liŋ·gwəl ′gland]
(anatomy)
A complex of salivary glands located in the sublingual fold on each side of the floor of the mouth.
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According to the current study, a significant difference in expression of TGF-[alpha] between submandibular and sublingual salivary glands of rats of group A2 which were sacrificed at the age of 9 weeks was found.
At this point, the sublingual salivary gland was recognized and appeared normal.
In the study presented here, we employed leptin in conjunction with a well-known nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent and cyclooxygenase inhibitor, indomethacin, to examine the functional consequences of alteration in proinflammatory lipids generation by mucin-producing acinar cells of sublingual salivary gland in response to P gingivalis LPS-induced cPL[A.sub.2] activation.
Sublingual salivary gland is the smallest of the major salivary glands and lie beneath the oral mucous membrane in the anterior part of floor of mouth under the tongue.
Sialocele in dogs associated with trauma of sublingual salivary gland or its duct was reported by Mapes and Anderson (1984) and Harvey (1993).
Granuloma of the sublingual salivary gland as a husbandry-dependent disease in a timneh African grey parrot [in German].
[7.] Rinaldo A, Shaha EA, Pellitteri PK, Bradley, Ferlito A: Management of malignant sublingual salivary gland tumors.
Caption: Figure 3: Levels of nitrite concentration in parotid (a), submandibular (b), and sublingual salivary glands (c) of animals exposed chronically to methylmercury.
Histological structure of the parotid and submandibular salivary glands has often been studied in detail, but the sublingual salivary glands have not been given enough attention.
In this study, the effect of T3 was determined in postnatal submandibular and sublingual salivary glands. This can also be investigated in regards to parotid gland development.