submaxillary gland


noun Anatomy.

Origin of submaxillary gland

First recorded in 1780–90
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British Dictionary definitions for submaxillary gland

submaxillary gland

noun

(in mammals) either of a pair of salivary glands situated on each side behind the lower jaw
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Medicine definitions for submaxillary gland

submaxillary gland

n.

submandibular gland
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