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What is the medical name for the salivary glands?

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In brief: The

Parotid, Submandibular, & Sublingual

In brief: The

Parotid, Submandibular, & Sublingual
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
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Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: Exocrine gland

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

In brief: Exocrine gland

any of the glands around the mouth that secrete saliva.
There are major salivary glands or minor salivary glands. hope it helps.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
exocrine is the type of gland salivary glands are since they excrete their content to outside. Sweat and sebaceous glands are also exocrine. Sialo- is medical / latin term for salivary.
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