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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When he was 5 years old, however, his ear, nose, and throat specialist (ENT) suggested a bilateral submandibular duct diversion.
The submandibular duct is formed in the superficial part of the gland and passes via the deep part where it opens into the anterior floor of the mouth at the side of the frenulum of the tongue.
Submandibular duct sialolith of unusual size and shape.