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Anatomical location of human major salivary glands and their salivary contribution.

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posted on 2019-11-14, 18:29 authored by Taissa Vila, Alexandra M. Rizk, Ahmed S. Sultan, Mary Ann Jabra-Rizk

Minor salivary glands (not shown) also contribute approximately 10% of total salivary secretions. Salivary contributions in the pie chart are shown based on the resting state; differences in salivary contribution/gland may be observed when saliva is analyzed from stimulated states.