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Submandibular Gland

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Submandibular Gland, Wharton's Duct

  • Anatomy
  1. Images
    1. entSalivarySubmaxillaryCatMicroGrayBB1025.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
    2. entSalivarySubmaxillaryMicroAlveoliGrayBB1026.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
  2. Second largest Salivary Gland
  3. Located within Submandibular Triangle
    1. Recessed immediately below Mandible
    2. Overlies hypoglossus muscle
    3. Hypoglossal and lingual nerves overly gland
  4. Wharton's Duct
    1. Opens adjacent to lingual frenulum