II. Anatomy

  1. Images
    1. entSalivarySubmaxillaryCatMicroGrayBB1025.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
    2. entSalivarySubmaxillaryMicroAlveoliGrayBB1026.gifLewis (1918) Gray's Anatomy 20th ed (in public domain at Yahoo or BartleBy)
  2. Second largest Salivary Gland
  3. Located within Submandibular Triangle
    1. Recessed immediately below Mandible
    2. Overlies hypoglossus muscle
    3. Hypoglossal and lingual nerves overly gland
  4. Wharton's Duct
    1. Opens adjacent to lingual frenulum

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Ontology: Submandibular gland (C0038556)

Definition (MSH) One of two salivary glands in the neck, located in the space bound by the two bellies of the digastric muscle and the angle of the mandible. It discharges through the submandibular duct. The secretory units are predominantly serous although a few mucous alveoli, some with serous demilunes, occur. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Definition (CSP) one of the three chief, paired salivary glands, lying partly above and partly below the posterior half of the base of the mandible.
Definition (NCI) One of two salivary glands in the neck, located in the space bound by the two bellies of the digastric muscle and the angle of the mandible. It discharges through the submandibular duct. (MeSH)
Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D013363
SnomedCT 385296007, 54019009
English Gland, Submandibular, Gland, Submaxillary, Glands, Submandibular, Glands, Submaxillary, Submandibular Gland, Submandibular Glands, Submaxillary Gland, Submaxillary Glands, Submandibular gland, Submaxillary gland, NOS, submandibular gland, SUBMAXILLARY GLANDS, Submaxillary (Submandibular) Glands, Submandibular salivry appartus, SMG - Submandibular gland, submaxillary gland, 613 SUBMAXILLARY GLANDS, Glandula submandibularis, glands submandibular, submandibular glands, gland submaxillary, gland submandibular, Submaxillary gland, Submandibular salivary apparatus, Submandibular salivary apparatus (body structure), Submandibular salivary gland structure (body structure), Submandibular salivary gland structure, Submandibular salivary structure, Submandibular salivary structure (body structure)
Swedish Underkäksspottkörtel
Czech podčelistní slinná žláza, glandula submandibularis
Finnish Leuanalussylkirauhanen
Russian PODNIZHNECHELIUSTNAIA ZHELEZA, PODCHELIUSTNAIA ZHELEZA, ПОДНИЖНЕЧЕЛЮСТНАЯ ЖЕЛЕЗА, ПОДЧЕЛЮСТНАЯ ЖЕЛЕЗА
Japanese 顎下腺, 顎下腺(ガッカセン)
Italian Ghiandola submascellare, Ghiandola sottomandibolare
Croatian SUBMANDIBULARNA ŽLIJEZDA
Latvian Zemžokļa dziedzeris
Polish Ślinianka podżuchwowa
Spanish aparato salivar submaxilar, estructura de glándula salival submaxilar (estructura corporal), estructura de glándula salival submaxilar, estructura de la glándula submaxilar (estructura corporal), estructura de la glándula submaxilar, glándula submandibular, glándula submaxilar, Glándula Submandibular, Glandula Submaxilar, Glandula Submandibular, Glándula Submaxilar
German Glandula submandibularis, Glandula submaxillaris, Unterkieferspeicheldrüse
Dutch Glandula submanidibularis, Glandula submaxillaris
Portuguese Glândula Submandibular, Glândula Submaxilar
French Glande sous-maxillaire, Glande submandibulaire

Ontology: Structure of submaxillary duct (C0227472)

Concepts Body Part, Organ, or Organ Component (T023)
MSH D018987
SnomedCT 86391007
English Duct, Wharton's, Wharton Duct, Whartons Duct, Submandibular duct, SMD - Submandibular duct, Main submandibular duct, Duct of submandibular gland, Ductus submandibularis, wharton duct, whartons duct, wharton's duct, submandibular duct, ducts wharton's, Submaxillary duct, Wharton's duct, Structure of submaxillary duct (body structure), Structure of submaxillary duct, Submandibular Duct, Wharton's Duct
French Conduit submandibulaire, Canal de Warthon
Latvian Vortona izvadkanāls, Zemžokļa dziedzera izvads
Spanish conducto de Wharton, conducto submaxilar, estructura del conducto submaxilar (estructura corporal), estructura del conducto submaxilar