sublingual gland

noun

Medical Definition of sublingual gland

: a small salivary gland on each side of the mouth lying beneath the mucous membrane in a fossa in the mandible near the symphysis

called also sublingual salivary gland

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“Sublingual gland.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sublingual%20gland. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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