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submandibular gland

[suhb-man-dib-yuh-ler] /ˌsʌb mænˈdɪb yə lər/
either of a pair of salivary glands located one on each side of and beneath the lower jaw.
Also called submaxillary gland.
Origin of submandibular gland Unabridged
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submandibular gland in Medicine

submandibular gland n.
Either of two major salivary glands situated in the neck near the lower edge of each side of the mandible and emptying into the submandibular duct. Also called maxillary gland, submaxillary gland.

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