Lesson 1, Topic 1
Anatomy of the Salivary Gland Glands
Anatomy of the Salivary Glands
Salivary gland (SG):
An exocrine gland secreting saliva
Domestic animals have paired
(or mandibular salivary glands) and
mandibular lymph nodes
. The term “submandibular,” as used in humans, is incorrect due the difference in topography of these structures.
Domestic animals also have paired
References: Anonymous. Nomina anatomica veterinaria. 4th ed. Zurich and Ithaca: World Association of Veterinary Anatomists, 1994. Evans HE. Miller’s anatomy of the dog. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders Co, 1993.