A salivary gland that is located deep under the mandible (jawbone). The submandibular gland is the second largest of the three major salivary glands (the parotid, submandibular, and sublingual glands). Also known as submaxillary gland.
Brand name for buprenorphine in combination with naloxone.
Abbreviation for subcutaneous. Subcutaneous means under the skin. It implies just under the skin. With a subcutaneous injection, a needle is inserted just under the skin. A drug (for example, insulin) can then be delivered into the subcutaneous tissues. After the injection, the drug moves into small blood vessels and the bloodstream. The subcutaneous route […]
Under the scapula. For example, the subscapularis muscle originates beneath the scapula.
- Subscapularis muscle
The subscapularis muscle; The supraspinatus muscle, which is responsible for elevating the arm and moving it away from the body; The infraspinatus muscle, which assists the lifting of the arm during turning the arm outward (external rotation); The teres minor muscle, which also helps in the outward turning (external rotation) of the arm. Damage to […]
1. Material with particular features. 2. The material that makes up an organ or structure. Also known in medicine as the substantia.