Meaning of “salivary gland” in the English Dictionary

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"salivary gland" in British English

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salivary glandnoun [ C ]

uk /səˈlaɪ.vər.i ˌɡlænd/ us /ˈsæl.ə.ver.i ˌɡlænd/ specialized

one of the glands that produce saliva 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 body parts that produce saliva (= liquid in the mouth)

(Definition of “salivary gland” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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