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Submandibular Gland MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Submandibular Gland
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.500.760.812
A10.336.779.812
A14.549.760.812
Unique ID
D013363
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013363
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Submaxillary Gland
NLM Classification #
WI 230
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Submandibular Gland Preferred
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