major salivary gland n.
Any of three salivary glands, the parotid gland, the submandibular gland, and the sublingual gland, which are the largest of the oral cavity and secrete the most saliva.
noun, Music. 1. a scale consisting of a series of whole steps except for half steps between the third and fourth and seventh and eighth degrees.
noun 1. a Roman Catholic theological college devoted to training for the priesthood and usually offering a six-year program emphasizing philosophy and theology.
- Major seventh chord
noun 1. a chord much used in modern music, esp jazz and pop, consisting of a major triad with an added major seventh above the root Often shortened to major seventh Compare minor seventh chord
- Major sublingual duct
major sublingual duct n. The duct that drains the anterior portion of the sublingual gland. Also called Bartholin’s duct.