submaxillary

submaxillary
  a. beneath lower jaw.
   ♦ submaxillary gland, salivary gland discharging beneath tongue.

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  • Submaxillary — Sub*max il*la*ry, a. (Anat.) (a) Situated under the maxilla, or lower jaw; inframaxillary; as, the submaxillary gland. (b) Of or pertaining to submaxillary gland; as, submaxillary salvia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • submaxillary — [sub mak′sə ler΄ē] adj. designating, of, or below the lower jaw; esp., designating or of either of two salivary glands, one on each side, below the inside edge of the lower jaw …   English World dictionary

  • submaxillary — 1. SYN: mandibular. 2. SYN: submandibular. * * * sub·max·il·lary .səb mak sə .ler ē, səb , chiefly Brit .səb mak sil ə rē adj SUBMANDIBULAR submaxillary n, pl lar·ies SUBMANDIBULAR …   Medical dictionary

  • submaxillary ganglion — n SUBMANDIBULAR GANGLION …   Medical dictionary

  • submaxillary gland — n SUBMANDIBULAR GLAND * * * see submandibular gland …   Medical dictionary

  • submaxillary salivary gland — n SUBMANDIBULAR GLAND …   Medical dictionary

  • submaxillary ganglion — noun : an autonomic ganglion situated on the lingual branch of the mandibular nerve above the deep part of the submaxillary gland, receiving preganglionic fibers from the facial nerve by way of the chorda tympani, sending postganglionic fibers to …   Useful english dictionary

  • submaxillary saliva — saliva produced by the submaxillary gland …   Medical dictionary

  • submaxillary gland — noun a salivary gland inside the lower jaw on either side that produces most of the nocturnal saliva; discharges saliva into the mouth under the tongue • Syn: ↑submaxillary salivary gland, ↑submandibular gland, ↑submandibular salivary gland,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • submaxillary salivary gland — noun a salivary gland inside the lower jaw on either side that produces most of the nocturnal saliva; discharges saliva into the mouth under the tongue • Syn: ↑submaxillary gland, ↑submandibular gland, ↑submandibular salivary gland, ↑mandibular… …   Useful english dictionary

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