salivary gland love

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun 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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  • noun anatomy Any of several exocrine glands that produce saliva to break down carbohydrates in food enzymatically.

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  • noun any of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion

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