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Lingual Glands

Medically reviewed by: Stephanie Curreli, MD, PhD
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2015

The lingual glands refer to any of the glands that have secretions that empty onto the tongue’s surface. The anterior lingual glands, also called Nuhn’s glands, Buahin’s glands, or Blandin’s glands, can be found close to the tip of the tongue, near the tongue’s lower surface.