The salivary gland produces an important digestive enzyme, called amylase, that helps to break down starches and liquefy the food in the chewing phase of digestion. Once swallowed, the food is exposed to more enzymes and processes that complete the digestion as it travels through the various areas of the digestive tract.
Digestion begins when salivary gland secretions enters the mouth when chewing on food before swallowing.
activate the pituitatry gland which is the master gland, for the salivary gland to secrete the saliva so that it secrets ptyalin an enzyme which helps in digestion
The parotid gland is one of the salivary glands in humans. In fact, it is the largest salivary gland. It releases saliva into the mouth to begin the processes of digestion and swallowing.
I believe it is the esophagus...
This form of digestion starts in the mouth with the salivary gland witch break down food
Salivary gland are three paired glands in our cheeks and mouth that produce saliva as well as salivary amylase which begins the chemical digestion of starches in our mouths. Our salivary glands are the paired parotid, sublingual, and submandibular glands.
it is the salivary gland
It's the sublingual salivary gland.
The largest salivary gland is parotid
The name of that salivary gland is parotid gland. That is the biggest of all the salivary glands.
It releases a juice called saliva which lubricates the food and aids in partial digestion of starch.
The sublingual gland is the salivary gland found under the tongue.
The most common cause of a salivary gland lump is mumps, which usually affects children and typically causes painful swellings on both sides of the face. However there are many other causes of swelling in the salivary glands, for example salivary gland infection, salivary gland cancer, systemic diseases and drugs.The main clinical feature of salivary gland cancer is swelling in the salivary gland region though it does not exactly indicate that you have cancer as most salivary gland tumors are benign.Read more about salivary gland cancer herehttp://www.intelligentdental.com/2009/11/25/how-to-prevent-salivary-gland-cancer/
The parotid gland is a salivary gland, so it produces saliva. This lubricates food in the mouth so it can be swallowed, and often also contains amylase to begin digestion of carbohydrates.
There are 3 salivary glands; the parotid gland, the sublingual gland, and the submandibular gland. The submandibular gland used to be the "submaxillary gland."
Its the saliva, secreted by salivary gland which carries out the digestion of 30% of carbohydrates in mouth.
Sialadenitis is inflammation of a salivary gland.
A salivary gland scan, also called a parotid gland scan
the salivary gland
The salivary gland.
The sublingual gland.
The salivary gland.