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Glands of mouth

Glands of mouth

glands that empty into the oral cavity.

Synonym: glandulae oris.

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Book recommendation for exam

... in arthropods (prawn, cockroach and scorpion); modification of mouth parts in insects (cockroach, mosquito, housefly, honey bee and butterfly); ... mammals, pouched-mammals, aquatic mammals and primates; endocrine glands and other hormone producing structures (pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, ...

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by bertstare
Sun Oct 21, 2012 2:19 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Book recommendation for exam
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... put it (un)intelligent design. Did you know (perhaps you do) that our mouths can only distinguish 5 different tastes, sweet, salt, sour, bitter ... term taste) is detected by flavour molecules stimulating our olfactory glands in the nose. (part of the respiratory system) Try the following experiment ...

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by scottie
Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Help! I am in a digestive crisis!

Carbohydrate Enzymes Salivary Amylase (ptyalin) - made in the salivary glands, functions in mouth to hydrolyze (break down) starch to maltose (disaccharide) Pancreatic Amylase - made ...

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by SOS
Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:21 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Help! I am in a digestive crisis!
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Exocrine Glands vs Endocrine Glands

Exocrine glands have ducts to carry their secretions to specific locations. Examples include the salivary glands whose ducts carry saliva to the mouth, or the pancreas whose duct carries pancreatic fluid to the duodenum (first section of the small ...

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by RLBallantyne
Thu Oct 04, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Difference between Exocrine and Endocrine glands
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If you have tried to quit smoking >>>>

... your veins constrict, your blood pressure increases. Your adrenal glands pump out adrenaline that increases your heart rate, relaxes many of ... increased risk of lung cancer, but also many other cancers, including mouth, lip, larynx, kidney, oesophagus (gullet) and cervix. Smoking also ...

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by alwaleed
Thu Jun 14, 2007 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: If you have tried to quit smoking >>>>
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