minor salivary glands

(redirected from glandulae salivariae minores)

mi·nor sal·i·var·y glands

[TA]
the smaller, largely mucus-secreting exocrine glands of the oral cavity, consisting of the labial, buccal, molar, lingual, and palatine glands; unlike the major salivary glands, the minor salivary glands, secrete continuously.

mi·nor sal·i·var·y glands

(mī'nŏr sal'i-var-ē glandz) [TA]
The smaller, largely mucous-secreting, exocrine glands of the oral cavity, consisting of the labial, buccal, molar, lingual, and palatine glands.

mi·nor sal·i·var·y glands

(mī'nŏr sal'i-var-ē glandz) [TA]
Mucus-secreting exocrine glands of the oral cavity, consisting of the labial, buccal, molar, lingual, and palatine; unlike major salivary glands, these secrete continuously.