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Definition: 'Lingual Salivary Gland Depression'

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lingual salivary gland depression

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. an indentation on the lingual surface of the mandible within which a portion of the submandibular gland lies; it appears radiographically as a sharply circumscribed ovoid radiolucency between the mandibular canal and the inferior border of the posterior mandible.

Synonyms: Stafne bone cyst, static bone cyst

The definition information for lingual salivary gland depression is provided by Stedman's. You can search our medical dictionary here.







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