Salivary Glands and Salivary Secretion

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What is the approximate volume range of salivary secretion per day?

1000-1500 ml

During salivary secretion, what happens to the oxygen consumption of the glands?

Increases

What is the pH range of saliva?

6.6-7.1

What action does an increase in pH (to alkaline) of saliva lead to?

Formation of tartar

Saliva is a hypertonic solution.

False

Salivary secretion does not involve an active process.

False

Salivary calculi result from the precipitation of calcium salts in the duct system.

True

An increase in pH (to alkaline) of saliva leads to the dissolution of enamel and dentine after prolonged exposure.

True

Explore the process of salivary secretion, including the volume range, active process, composition, and metabolic activities involved. Learn about the primary secretion from acini, reabsorption in the ducts, oxygen consumption increase, and glucose uptake during salivary secretion.

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