TITLE

salivary gland

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1937
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "salivary gland" is presented. This term implies any of the glands in the viscinity of the oral cavity which secretes saliva. It is reported that minor salivary glands are numerous in the oral cavity and are named according to their locations.
ACCESSION #
21244688

 

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