labial glands


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la·bi·al glands

[TA]
mucous glands in the submucous tissue of the lips.
Synonym(s): glandulae labiales [TA]

la·bi·al glands

(lābē-ăl glandz) [TA]
Mucous glands in submucous tissue of lips.
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Digestion of chitin by the labial glands of Acromyrmex octospinosus Reich (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
The mean time for the labial glands to produce saliva was 41 seconds (SD = 25, median = 35, interquartile range = 22 to 53 seconds).
However, studies on the expression of aquaporin-5 (AQP-5) in labial glands from Sjogren's syndrome patients have not been reported so far.
The expression of AQP-5 in labial glands from Sjogren's syndrome patients has been investigated.
Subsequently biopsy specimens obtained from labial glands were tested for AQP-5 expression and immunoreactivity using an AQP-5 ELISA kit and immunohistochemistry.
The expression of AQP-5 in labial glands increased by about 35% after D.
candidum upregulates the expression of AQP-5 in labial glands of SS patients and enhances saliva secretion to alleviate xerostomia.
No relationship between severity of fatigue reported by patients and laboratory test results or lymphocytic infiltration in labial glands was found.