palatine gland

noun

: any of numerous small mucous glands in the palate opening into the mouth

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“Palatine gland.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/palatine%20gland. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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