Definition of submandibular in English:


Line breaks: sub|man¦dibu¦lar
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌbmanˈdɪbjʊlə


  • 1Situated beneath the jaw or mandible.
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    • Among the reactive conditions, Kimura disease was considered because of the clinical presentation of a tumorlike swelling in the submandibular subcutaneous area with typical lymphadenopathy.
    • But I have used a technique where the submental and submandibular areas are liposuctioned.
    • For example, cancers of the oral cavity typically metastasize to the submandibular triangle, whereas cancers from most other sites in the head and neck spread to the lateral neck.
  • 1.1Relating to or affecting a submandibular gland.
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    • One year later, a recurrent lesion was noted in the remaining anterior mandible with multiple left submandibular and cervical lymphadenopathy.
    • Because of the clinical presentation of submandibular and mediastinal lymph node enlargement, this patient was thought to have lymphoma on radiologic examination.
    • There are early jowls and often submental and submandibular fat, as well as the presence of microgenia.

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