Salivary-gland meaning

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A gland that secretes saliva, especially any of three pairs of glands, the parotid, submaxillary, and sublingual, that discharge secretions into the oral cavity of humans and most other mammals.
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A gland that secretes saliva, especially any of three pairs of glands, the parotid, submaxillary, and sublingual, that discharge secretions into the oral cavity of humans and most other mammals.
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A gland in terrestrial animals that secretes saliva. In humans, three pairs of large glands, which include the parotid glands, secrete saliva into the mouth.
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(anatomy) Any of several exocrine glands that produce saliva to break down carbohydrates in food enzymatically.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of salivary-gland - saliva gland

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Noun

Singular:
salivary-gland
Plural:
salivary-glands