salivary gland

Pronunciation: (SA-lih-VAYR-ee gland)

A gland in the mouth that produces saliva.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Anatomy of the salivary glands. The three main pairs of salivary glands are the parotid glands, the sublingual glands, and the submandibular glands.

Date last modified: 2013-04-30Salivary Gland Cancer TreatmentCáncer de glándulas salivales: Tratamiento