submandibular duct

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submandibular duct

[¦səb·man′dib·yə·lər ′dəkt]
(anatomy)
The duct of the submandibular gland which empties into the mouth on the side of the frenulum of the tongue.
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Glycoconjugates and peripheral sugars have been identified in ducts and in different cell types in flow channel contents in lectin studies on submandibular and sublingual glands.
Much work has been done on submandibular glands of rats to elucidate various aspects of pre and post-natal growth and development.
Of the 12 sialolithiasis patients, eight had submandibular gland stones, and four had parotid gland stones (Table 2).
A case of cavernous haemangioma in the submandibular gland: a review of clinicoradiologic features and treatment methods.
In our study nasal septum and submandibular glands were evaluated histopathologically.
Extraoral examination showed bilateral submandibular swelling with associated anterior neck swelling, which was diffuse, firm to touch, and tender.
In human beings, the parotid gland is the largest salivary gland followed by the submandibular and sublingual salivary glands while in rats submandibular salivary gland is the largest salivary gland followed by parotid and sublingual salivary glands.5
The main US findings for this condition are swelling of the salivary glands, which are more prominent in the submandibular glands, as well as internal hypoechoic septae formation in the glands with no increase in gland vascularity [3,4].
El examen clinico extraoral evidencio una asimetria facial por un aumento de volumen a nivel de la region submandibular bilateral y region submental.
Submandibular glands are more frequently affected, but parotid, sublingual, and labial salivary glands are also involved.
A 35-year-old white male patient presented complaining of pain in the submandibular region and purulent secretion from a lingual caruncle with slightly increased volume in the region.
Computed tomography (CT) scan neck region revealed a well-defined 3.0 x 2.2 x 2.0 cm uniloculated lesion located anteroinferior to the right submandibular gland with imperceptible wall.