Fig. 48-1. The main salivary glands and their ducts: parotid, submandibular, and sublingual. The accessory parotid gland lies above the parotid duct. The chief branches of the facial nerve are shown, but the details of the parotid plexus have been omitted. For submandibular and sublingual glands, see also fig. 49-1. Click for high resolution image.