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Descriptor English: Salivary Glands
Descriptor Spanish: Glándulas Salivales
Descriptor Portuguese: Glândulas Salivares
Descriptor French: Glandes salivaires
Entry term(s): Gland, Salivary
Glands, Salivary
Salivary Gland
Tree number(s): A03.556.500.760
A10.336.779
A14.549.760
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012469
Scope note: Glands that secrete SALIVA in the MOUTH. There are three pairs of salivary glands (PAROTID GLAND; SUBLINGUAL GLAND; SUBMANDIBULAR GLAND).
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; SALIVATION is also available; inflammation = SIALADENITIS; tuberculosis of salivary glands or tubercular sialadenitis = SIALADENITIS + TUBERCULOSIS, ORAL
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Consider Also: consider also terms at SIAL-
Related: Sialography MeSH
DeCS ID: 12844
Unique ID: D012469
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/08/09
Salivary Glands - Preferred
Concept UI M0019378
Scope note Glands that secrete SALIVA in the MOUTH. There are three pairs of salivary glands (PAROTID GLAND; SUBLINGUAL GLAND; SUBMANDIBULAR GLAND).
Preferred term Salivary Glands
Entry term(s) Gland, Salivary
Glands, Salivary
Salivary Gland



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