sublingual gland(redirected from August Quirinus Rivinus)
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|Noun||1.||sublingual gland - a small salivary gland that produces mucin (the viscous component of saliva); in human beings it is located on either side of the mouth under the tongue|
salivary gland - any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion