Sublingual gland

The sublingual glands are salivary glands that lie in the floor of the mouth anterior to the submandibullar glands. They are drained by a collection of 8-20 excretory ducts collectively termed the duct of Rivinus. The largest of these ducts, the major sublingual duct is Bartholin's duct.

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Head and neck anatomy
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rID: 10460
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tags: stub, refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Sublingual glands
  • Sublingual salivary gland

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