The acute phlegmonous peri-adenitis of the submaxillary gland, known as angina Ludovici, is referred to at p. 597.
Acute infection of the submaxillary gland is met with under the same conditions as that of the parotid.
This view was finally established in 1858 by Claude Bernard's experiments on the chorda tympani and the submaxillary gland.
submaxillary gland n.
See submandibular gland.