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Salivary Glands
...  to the gland is provided by the mylohyoid muscle. Saliva produced by this gland enters the oral cavity through the submandibular duct (also known as the Wharton’s duct), parallel to the lingual frenulum. Several ducts that transport the saliva into the oral cavity line along the sublingual glands, which are referred to as the Rivinus’ ducts or the sublingual ducts. These ducts  ...

Tongue
...  Rounded lingual tonsils line the superior surface of the base of the tongue. The tongue is able to hold itself against the floor of the oral cavity because of the connective structure known as the lingual frenulum. This connection is done at the mid-line and it’s attached to the anterior portion with the tongue meeting the mouth floor. Papillae, upraised masses, are found on the  ...


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