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a type of intralobular duct found in some salivary glands that modifies the secretory product, thus converting primary saliva to secondary saliva; it derives its name from extensive infolding of the basal membrane.
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Any of the ducts that drain a salivary gland.
See also: duct
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Tube through which saliva is carried from the salivary gland to the mouth.
Mentioned in: Dry Mouth
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