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A calcified stone in the ducts of salivary glands. It usually affects the duct of the submandibular gland. The stone obstructs the flow of saliva, causing severe pain and swelling of the gland, esp. during eating. The treatment is surgical removal of the stone.Synonym: salivary calculus; sialolith
See also: stone
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