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Term:abnormal Ebner's gland morphology
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Definition:any structural anomaly of the serous salivary glands which reside adjacent to the moats surrounding the circumvallate and foliate papillae just anterior to the posterior third of the tongue, anterior to the terminal sulcus; these exocrine glands secrete lingual lipase initiating the process of lipid hydrolysis in the mouth and empty their serous secretion into the base of the moats around the foliate and circumvallate papillae; their secretion presumably flushes material from the moat to enable the taste buds to respond rapidly to changing stimuli.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: abnormal Von Ebner's gland morphology;   abnormal gustatory gland morphology;   posterior deep lingual gland;   posterior lingual serous gland



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  mammalian phenotype 5417
    digestive/alimentary phenotype 81
      abnormal digestive system morphology 58
        abnormal salivary gland morphology 0
          abnormal minor salivary gland morphology 0
            abnormal Ebner's gland morphology 0
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  mammalian phenotype 5417
    endocrine/exocrine gland phenotype 394
      abnormal gland morphology 333
        abnormal exocrine gland morphology 119
          abnormal merocrine gland morphology 0
            abnormal salivary gland morphology 0
              abnormal minor salivary gland morphology 0
                abnormal Ebner's gland morphology 0
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