submandibular salivary gland


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Related to submandibular salivary gland: submaxillary gland, sublingual salivary gland
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Synonyms for submandibular salivary gland

a salivary gland inside the lower jaw on either side that produces most of the nocturnal saliva

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The finding of infectivity in kudu skin, conjunctiva, and submandibular salivary gland was unexpected as these tissues have not been previously shown to be infective in scrapie, BSE, or any naturally occurring TSE.
Ultrasonography demonstrated a hypoechoic, nonhomogeneous mass that involved most of the submandibular salivary gland and two adjacent small lymph nodes.
It was not attached to the lower jaw and not associated with the submandibular salivary gland.
Bimanual palpation of the right submandibular salivary gland further indicated that the mass was mobile and tender.
We have previously shown in autopsies of Parkinson's patients that the abnormal proteins associated with Parkinson's are consistently found in the submandibular salivary glands, under the lower jaw, and this is the first study demonstrating the value of testing a portion of the saliva gland to diagnose a living person for Parkinson's disease.