Card Set Information
review of the salivary glands
Parotid salivary gland
largest gland in size, but only produces 25% of saliva
-produces serous only solution (watery)
What is the parotid gland's duct?
Parotid duct or Stenson's duct
-pierces the buccinator opposite the second MX molar
What viral disease is associated with the parotid gland?
Which glands have ducts associated with them?
what is a structure that produces a chemical secretion necessary for normal body function?
what is a ductless gland?
Which salivary gland is the second largest but produces 60-65% of saliva?
Submandibular gland produces the most saliva, both serous and mucous
which gland does the Wharton's duct belong to?
Submandibular gland; most common place to form a sialolith
is the sublingual salivary gland the smallest gland?
Yes, and it secretes the least amount of saliva
Bartholin's duct secretes both serous and mucous saliva for what gland?
What is the order of the major salivary gland locations?
1. Parotid is located in the side of cheek
2. Sublingual located on floor of mouth
3. Submandibular near the angle/body of the mandible
Where is Von Ebner's gland located?
Beneath circumvallate papilla in the tongue
Minor salivary gland secretes only serous saliva
What is the largest endocrine gland?
Thyroxin is secreted by which gland?
the thyroid gland
Four small endocrine glands in pairs on each side of the thyroid gland are called?
What are parathyroid glands responsible for?
producing the parathyroid hormone which regulates the CALCIUM and PHOSPHATE metabolism of the body
Endocrine gland which fights disease and helps the immune system is?
When does the thymus gland stop growing then shrink and disappear?
it grows until puberty and disappears as an adult
What type of glands are salivary glands?
EXOCRINE glands because they have ducts
Where is the lacrimal gland located?
at the junction of the lacrimal and MX bones