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Parotid salivary gland

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  • Lie just below ear
  • large irregular shape
  • often confused for fat
  • dull light pink colour
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Parotid duct

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  • runs parallel to large nerve
  • enter mouth opposite molar teeth
  • exocrine glands
  • path of saliva from salivary glands to mouth
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Ex-orbital lachrymose gland

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  • anterior to parotid gland on lateral side of head
  • brownish-Green colour
  • cover beginning of parotid duct
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Sublingual gland

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Smaller glands on anterior-lateral parts of submaxillary glands which are lighter colour

  • short & run parallel to ducts of submaxillary gland
  • open separately into floor of mouth
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Submaxillary gland

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Large, dark red, oblong glands lying centrally in the neck region