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Salivary Glands MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Salivary Glands
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.500.760
A10.336.779
A14.549.760
Unique ID
D012469
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012469
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; SALIVATION is also available; inflammation = SIALADENITIS; tuberculosis of salivary glands or tubercular sialadenitis = SIALADENITIS + TUBERCULOSIS, ORAL
Scope Note
Glands that secrete SALIVA in the MOUTH. There are three pairs of salivary glands (PAROTID GLAND; SUBLINGUAL GLAND; SUBMANDIBULAR GLAND).
NLM Classification #
WI 230
See Also
Sialography
Consider Also
consider also terms at SIAL-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/08/09
Salivary Glands Preferred
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