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Definition of Salivary gland

Salivary gland: A gland in the mouth that produces saliva. The salivary glands can become inflamed, as in Sjogren's syndrome and mumps.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=14387
Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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