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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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The next common salivary gland in the frequency of involvement was submandibular gland, which was involved in 27.
However, not all submandibular glands demonstrated positive staining and it is difficult to explain why a significant number of submandibular glands at this stage (n = 8) and the sample collected from the terminal bud stage, did not appear to be producing the protein.
Sialoithiasis affecting submandibular gland is slightly more common in males as compared to females with fourth decade as the most common age group.
No difference in nitrites concentration among the control and ethanol groups was detected in parotid glands and submandibular glands (Figures 5(a) and 5(c)) for both periods of evaluation.
These clinical, laboratory, and imaging findings indicated the possibility of IgG4-RD involving the lymph nodes, submandibular glands, and pancreas, according to the comprehensive diagnostic criteria for IgG4-RD.
The primary tumours were predominantly located in the parotid gland (n=40; 64%), followed by pleomorphic adenoma of the minor salivary glands (n=11; 17%), the submandibular gland (n=10; 16.
Sexual dimorphism and seasonal variation in submandibular gland histology of Bolomys lasiurus (Rodentia, Muridae).
Changes in rat submandibular gland N-Acetyl-[beta]-glucosaminidase activity in streptozocin- induced diabetes.
Salivary gland function after sialolithiasis: Scintographic examination of the submandibular glands with 99m Tc-pertechnate.
Although there is wide variation in recommended dosage, most studies suggest that about 30- 40 units of BTx-A injected into the parotid and submandibular glands are enough for the symptoms to subside The injection is usually given under ultrasound guidance to avoid damage to underlying vasculature/ nerves.
The submandibular glands are located beneath the lower jaws and secrete a mixture of serous- and mucous-type saliva.
These are the parotid glands -- just below and in front of the ears; two submandibular glands under the floor of the mouth ( they drain saliva up into the floor of the mouth), and the sublingual glands just beneath the tongue.