Definition of submaxillary gland in English:

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submaxillary gland

Pronunciation: /ˌsʌbmakˈsɪləri/

noun

Another term for submandibular gland.
Example sentences
  • Ablation of host submaxillary glands modifies Ehrlich tumor growth and tumor-infiltrating leukocytes, possibly by modifications in the serum level of growth factors produced by this gland.
  • The parotid and submaxillary glands from a Wister rat, parotid gland and pancreas from a Japanese white rabbit, and a porcine pancreas were harvested.
  • The calcium concentration of the submaxillary glands of other mammals have not been compared using the same analytical procedures.

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