Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 5th Standard
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How do the salivary glands come to know that there is food in the mouth and it is time to secrete saliva ? - Environmental Studies 1

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How do the salivary glands come to know that there is food in the mouth and it is time to secrete saliva?

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Solution

Through the nerves present in the mouth, the brain comes to know that there is food in the mouth. The brain then gives orders to the salivary glands to secret the saliva. Thus when there is food in the mouth, automatic secretion of saliva takes place.

Concept: The Digestive System in Human
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Balbharati Environmental Studies 1 Maharashtra State Board 5th Standard
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