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"salivary gland" in British English

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salivary glandnoun [C]

uk   /səˈlaɪ.vər.iˌɡlænd/  us   /ˈsæl.ə.ver-/ specialized
one of the glands that ​producesaliva and ​release it into the ​mouth
(Definition of salivary gland from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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salivary glandnoun [C]

 /ˈsæl·əˌver·i ˌɡlænd/
biology one of the ​bodyparts that ​producesaliva (= ​liquid in the ​mouth)
(Definition of salivary gland from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “salivary gland”
in Chinese (Simplified) 唾腺…
in Chinese (Traditional) 唾腺…
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