salivary gland

NOUN
  1. any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion
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  • And then this virus likes to go to the parotid glands, those salivary glands right before the ear, and you begin to get a little pain in your ear and then it swells and that's the mump. CNN Transcript Apr 4, 2006
  • Its expression in salivary glands suggests it can be passed among nestmates by trophallaxis or spread on the insect cuticle during grooming.
  • Small residual ducts and islands of intact salivary gland acini predominantly composed of serous-type glandular epithelium were present.
  • The Borrelia need plasminogen from human blood to migrate to the tick's salivary glands and then infect the human.
  • Malignant salivary gland tumors are uncommon and demonstrate wide diversity of histopathological types and biological behaviors.
  • Grossly, the cut surface revealed a unilocular cystic lesion, which measured 1.5 x 1.2 cm and which was enclosed within the sublingual major salivary gland.
  • Minor salivary glands of mucinous type are also located in the nose, paranasal sinuses, the larynx, trachea and bronchi.
  • All of these tissues, except the salivary gland, are considered necessary for the process of larval molting.
  • In third instar larvae the reporter gene is intensively expressed in all the imaginal discs, in the larval gonads, in the imaginal ring cells of salivary glands, and in the ring gland.
  • Minor salivary glands of mucinous type are also located in the nose, paranasal sinuses, the larynx, trachea and bronchi.
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