Is there a thing such as having incomplete salivary glands?

Salivary glands. What do you mean by incomplete salivary glands? Are you talking about not having enough saliva in your mouth? There are many causes of salivary gland problems. See a dentist, or and oral surgeon about your concerns.

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When are salivary glands activated?

Something in mouth. Usually they are activated when we put something in the mouth or when we think of or smell good food. Read more...
Several senses. We start salivating when we smell food, and we respond by salivating at the sight of food as well. It reaches the highest amount of production when food is placed in the mouth. Salivary enzymes are the first process of digestion. They start immediately to break down proteins and carbohydrates, no waiting for food to get to the stomach to start the process. Read more...

What's the role of salivary glands?

Digestion. Salivary glands secrete saliva which helps the soft mass of chewed food go down the esophagus easily. Saliva contains enzymes which help break down food. Saliva production may be pharmacologically stimulated by pilocarpin, & cevimeline; suppressed by tricyclic antidepressants, ssri, & some antihypertensives. Read more...

What is the medical name for the salivary glands?

Exocrine gland. any of the glands around the mouth that secrete saliva. There are major salivary glands or minor salivary glands. hope it helps. Read more...

I'm wondering what is the approximate pH in the salivary glands?

Why? I don't know exactly offhand but I am sure you can research it on google as well as i can. I do know that bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) ions in saliva act as buffers, maintaining a ph between 6.5 and 7.5. Read more...