Salivary Glands

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Endocrine System

glands with NO Ducts that secret directly into blood

Hormones

regulates body functions

Pituitary Gland

a)referred to the master gland
b)effects the other glands
c)responsible for growth of bone and maintaining water balance of body

Thyroid

a)located in the neck
b)regulates metabolism

Parathyroid

a)located behind thyroid
b)controls calcium and phosphorus

Adrenal Gland

a)located on upper surface of kidneys
b)secretes adrenalin

Gonads

ovaries and tests

Pancreatic Islets

a)located in pancreas
b)produces insulin

Gland

organ secreting specific product

Duct

a small passage

Parotid

-Stenson's Duct
1)largest salivary gland
2)front and below ear
3)opens opposite side of maxillary 2nd molar

Submandibular

-Wharton's duct
1)lies on the floor of the mouth
2)size of walnut
3)opens lingual of lower anteriors
4)also called submaxillary

Sublingual

-sublingual duct
1)smallest
2)underneath tongue

Contents Of Saliva

1)99% water
2)1% salts and solids

Function

1)lubricating agent
2)cleansing agent

Amylase

enzyme that breaks down food (saliva is part of digestion)

Palatine

two prominent masses of lymphatic tissue situated one on either side between the glossopalatine and pharyngopalatine arches

Lingual

one on either side, situated in the base of the tongue

Pharyngeal

(adenoid)-lies on the roof of the nasopharynx above the level of the palate

Parotid

1)largest salivary glands
2)lies in front of and below ear
3)one on either side of the face
4)secrous secreting
a)ptyalin
b)amylase

Stenson's Duct

exits near buccal surface of the upper second molar

Submaxillary

-submandibular
1)about the size of a walnut
2)lies beneath the lower jaw
3)one on either side of the face
4)serous and mucous secreting
a)ptyalin
b)mucin

Wharton's Duct

located under the tongue near the lingual frenum

Salivary

bland substances stimulate

Sublingual

1)smallest of the major salivary glands
2)situated beneath the mucous membrane of the floor of the mouth
3)one on either side of the face
4)mucous secreting
5)Ducts of Rivinus(numerous small ducts)
6)Bartholin's Duct (single larger duct)

Palatine

almost completely covers the roof of the oral cavity

Lingual

interior area of the tongue

Buccal

covers the inner surface of the cheek

Labial

found under the inner surface of the lips

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