submaxillary salivary gland


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Related to submaxillary salivary gland: submandibular gland, minor salivary glands
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Noun1.submaxillary salivary gland - a salivary gland inside the lower jaw on either side that produces most of the nocturnal salivasubmaxillary salivary gland - a salivary gland inside the lower jaw on either side that produces most of the nocturnal saliva; discharges saliva into the mouth under the tongue
salivary gland - any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion