Definition of submandibular in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsʌbmanˈdɪbjʊlə/


1Situated beneath the jaw or mandible.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • 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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