Anatomy: Submandibular and Sublingual Glands Lecture

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What nerve is responsible for supplying sensory fibers to the submandibular gland?

Lingual nerve

Where does the submandibular duct open in the mouth?

Under the tongue

Which gland is lodged in the sublingual fossa of the mandible?

Sublingual gland

What is the role of the submandibular ganglion in nerve supply to glands?

Parasympathetic innervation

Which structure passes over the hyoglossus muscle?

Lingual nerve

Where is the submandibular gland located?

Inferior to the anterior belly of digastric

What separates the submandibular gland from the parotid gland posteriorly?

Stylomandibular ligament

Which nerve is related to the lateral surface of the submandibular gland?

Cervical branch of facial nerve

What is the extent of the submandibular gland superiorly?

Up to the mylohyoid line

Which structure lies between the submandibular gland and the mandible in the lateral surface?

Facial artery

Learn about the anatomy of submandibular and sublingual salivary glands including their position, relations, nerve supply, blood supply, and ducts. This lecture also covers the shape, surfaces, and opening site of the submandibular duct.

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