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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(2005) work on the submandibular gland. Sialograms showed a long, horizontal main excretory duct and a pear-shaped gland located inferoposterior to the angle of the mandible.
Differential expression of transforming growth factor-[alpha] and epidermal growth factor during postnatal development of rat submandibular gland. Biochem.
In our study, the success rate was high because we had the ability to use a combination of techniques with lithotomy and a laser for both parotid and submandibular gland stones.
Cavernous haemangioma in the submandibular gland masquerading as sialadenitis: a case report.
In our study nasal septum and submandibular glands were evaluated histopathologically.
Submandibular gland and caries susceptibility in the obese Zucker rat.
The rodent submandibular gland is an excellent model to study stages of salivary gland development as their structure, function and developmental stages are much similar to that of human beings.
Ultrasonography showed an increased volume of submandibular gland with diffuse echogenicity changes associated with salivary duct dilatation, viewed as a partially circumscribed hyperechogenic image measuring 1.9 cm x 1.1 cm x 0.5 cm located in the adjacent sublingual region (Figure 3).
Next, the parotid and submandibular glands were taken by a qualified laboratory staff member immediately after the collection of blood samples from the abdominal aorta.
Caption: Figure 2: The submandibular gland shows extensive lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate intermixed with prominent fibrosis.
For example, MD, a dramatic bilateral painless swelling of parotid, lacrimal, and submandibular glands, was previously linked and not clearly distinguished from SSj until 2005, because of their similar glandular histological aspects [24].
In 1993, at the age of 7 years, pleomorphic adenoma of the right submandibular gland was diagnosed.