The lymphatics of the tongue
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The lymphatics of the tongue with particular reference to the removal of lymphatic glands in cancer of the tongue by J. Kay Jamieson

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Published by John Wright & Sons in Bristol .
Written in English


  • Tongue -- Cancer.,
  • Tongue -- Lymphatics.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBritish journal of surgery.
Statementby J. Kay Jamieson and J. F. Dobson.
ContributionsDobson, J. F.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [80]-87 :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21356962M

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The lingual veins of the tongue drain into the internal jugular vein. The lymphatics in your mouth. Lymph from the upper lip, teeth, lateral parts of the anterior part of the tongue, and gingivae drains into the submandibular lymph nodes. Lymph from the lower lip and apex of the tongue drains into the submental lymph nodes.   They drain the efferent lymphatics from level Ia, the lower nasal cavity, both the hard and soft palates, and both maxillary and mandibular alveolar ridges. They also drain them from the skin and mucosa of the cheek, both upper and lower lips, the floor of the mouth, and the anterior oral tongue. Associated primary malignancies.   Lymphatic drainage of tongue. Posted by admin on Novem Leave a comment (0) Go to comments. Lymphatic drainage of tongue: 1. TIP OF TONGUE ——> SUBMENTAL 2. ANT 2/3RD LATERAL BORDER —–> IPSILATERAL SUBMANDIBULAR 3. ANT 2/3RD CENTRALLY ——-> SUBMANDIBULAR NODES ON BOTH SIDES 4. POST 1/3RD ——-> UPPER DEEP . physical organ of the tongue as in James ; once in reference to the flames of fire shaped like tongues (Acts ); at least once in a metaphorical sense when referring to speech as in the statement, “my tongue (speech) was glad (joy-ous)” (Acts ). As far as I understand the remaining usages of the word it always means a language.

  The tongue also functions to provide the perception of taste to humans as it contains various papillae on its dorsal surface that serve as taste buds. Moreover, the tongue is the most important articulator of speech, as it manipulates itself against the teeth and palate to form words. Blood Supply and Lymphatics. Different branches of the. • if lymphatics are blocked blood protein decreases leading to fluid • imbalances in body 3. Absorb and Transport Fats - Special lymphatic capillaries (=lacteals) in villi of small intestine absorb all lipids and fat soluble vitamins from digested food bypasses liver much goes straight to adipose tissues 4.   Clinical Relevance: Inflamed Palatine Tonsils (Tonsillitis) The palatine tonsils can become inflamed due to a viral or bacterial infection. In such a case, they appear red and enlarged, and are accompanied by enlarged jugulo-digastric lymph nodes.. Chronic infection of the palatine tonsils can be treated with their removal, a performing a tonsillectomy, there may be bleeding. Dybkorski has shown on that membrane, after having injected the lymphatics, that the superficial lymphatic vessels lead freely between the endothelium of the surface by short vertical branches. Close to that comes the assertion of Dogiel and Schweigger-Seidel, that the septum cysternae lymph.