major salivary glands

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ma·jor sal·i·var·y glands

[TA]
a category of salivary glands's that secrete intermittently; includes the three largest glands of the oral cavity, which also secrete most of the saliva: the parotid, submandibular, and sublingual glands.

ma·jor sal·i·var·y glands

(mā'jŏr sal'i-var-ē glandz) [TA]
A category of salivary glands that includes the three largest glands of the oral cavity, which also secrete most of the saliva: the parotid, submandibular, and sublingual glands.

ma·jor sal·i·var·y glands

(mā'jŏr sal'i-var-ē glandz) [TA]
Category of salivary glands that secrete intermittently; includes three largest glands of oral cavity, which also secrete most saliva: parotid, submandibular, and sublingual glands.