parotic


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parotic

(pəˈrɒtɪk)
adj
(Anatomy) situated near the ear
[C19: from New Latin paroticus, from Greek para-1 (near) + -oticus, from ous ear]
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The neoplasm penetrated the parotic gland thus destructing the normal lobular architecture of the gland (Figure 3(c)).
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In specimens at 13th-14th weeks of development, the anlage of buccal fat pad and its capsule can be observed in relation to the masseter and buccinators muscles and the parotic duct enclosed by the SMAS (Figure 6).