Sentence Examples


  • The poison is secreted in modified upper labial glands, or in a pair of large glands which are the homologues of the parotid salivary glands of other animals.
  • These changes are found in senile wasting, in metaplasia of cartilage, in many tumours, especially mixed growths of the parotid gland and testicle, and in various inflammatory granulation ulcers.
  • Of the salivary glands the parotid is by far the largest, elongated in the vertical direction, and narrower in the middle than at either end.
  • Salivary glands, of which the most constant are the parotid and the submaxillary, are always present in terrestrial mammals.