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Salivary glands, 19th century artwork. At top are the parotid glands, which are located just below the ear. At bottom left is a cut-away artwork of the lower jar in profile showing the submandibular gland (bottom left) and the sublingual gland (upper right beneath tongue). At bottom right is a view of the underside of the tongue showing the anterior lingual glands (top) and the sublingual glands (bottom). At centre is a view of the palate showing palatine mucous glands (left). This anatomical artwork is plate 14 from volume 5 (1839) of 'Traite complet de l'anatomie de l'homme' (1831-1854). This 8-volume anatomy atlas was produced by the French physician and anatomist Jean-Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797-1849). The illustrations were by Nicolas-Henri Jacob (1781-1871).
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