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Post by Dragon Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:24 am

Our body contains a pair of previously overlooked and clinically relevant nasopharyngeal salivary glands, according to new research led by the Netherlands Cancer Institute and the University of Amsterdam.

Sparing these newly-identified glands, named the ‘tubarial glands,’ in patients receiving radiotherapy may provide an opportunity to improve their quality of life.

The human salivary gland system can be divided into two separate groups: major and minor glands.

The major salivary glands are parotid, submandibular, and sublingual glands. The minor glands are distributed in groups of hundreds in the upper aerodigestive tract mucosa.

These glands produce the saliva required for mastication, swallowing, digestion, tasting and dental hygiene.

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Image credit: Netherlands Cancer Institute

This illustration shows the location of the newly-identified tubarial glands.

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