Wharton's duct

noun

Whar·​ton's duct ˈ(h)wȯrt-ᵊnz- How to pronounce Wharton's duct (audio)
: the duct of the submandibular gland that opens into the mouth on a papilla at the side of the frenulum of the tongue

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“Wharton's duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Wharton%27s%20duct. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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