serous gland

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se·rous gland

n. glándula serosa, glándula que excreta una sustancia blanca que puede contener una enzima.
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It is also known that rat SMG is a pure serous gland and secrets watery saliva (Amano et al., 2012) while SLG is predominantly a mucous gland and secrets thick saliva (Tucker and Miletich, 2010).
While human submandibular salivary gland is a mixed gland with both serous and mucous acini having serous demilunes1, rodent submandibular gland is a serous gland (Fig.
CONCLUSION: The parotid gland is a predominantly serous gland having 5% of mucus acinii.