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- n. Plural form of salivary gland.
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The salivary glands act imperfectly; the mouth becomes dry,16 and is often opened and shut.
When we actually taste sour fruit, an impression is sent through the gustatory nerves to a certain part of the sensorium; this transmits nerve-force to the vaso - motor centre, which consequently allows the muscular coats of the small arteries that permeate the salivary glands to relax.
By identifying the TTX-producing bacteria in salivary glands and nematocysts, the company jumped to the forefront in subterranean antivenin production.