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submandibular duct


Definition: the duct of the submandibular salivary gland; it opens at the sublingual caruncle adjacent to the inferior part of the frenum of the tongue.

Synonym(s): ductus submandibularisTA, ductus submaxillaris, submaxillary duct, Wharton duct

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