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Salivary Glands
...  arch until runs into the masseter muscle, crosses into the buccinator muscle until it reaches the second upper molar. At this point, the parotid duct delivers the saliva into the mouth. In case of mumps, the parotid gland is the one that swells. The second main salivary gland, the submandibular gland, is located under the mandible, near the interior of the jaw. Superficial protection to the  ...


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