submandibular gland

noun

Medical Definition of submandibular gland

: a salivary gland inside of and near the lower edge of the mandible on each side and discharging by Wharton's duct into the mouth under the tongue

called also mandibular gland, submandibular salivary gland, submaxillary gland, submaxillary salivary gland

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“Submandibular gland.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/submandibular%20gland. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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