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pa·rot·id

 (pə-rŏt′ĭd)
n.
A parotid gland.
adj.
1. Situated near the ear: the parotid region of the face.
2. Of or relating to a parotid gland.

parotid

(pəˈrɒtɪd)
adj
(Anatomy) relating to or situated near the parotid gland
n
(Anatomy) short for parotid gland
[C17: via French, via Latin from Greek parōtis, from para-1 (near) + -ōtis, from ous ear]

pa•rot•id

(pəˈrɒt ɪd)
n.
1. Also called parot′id gland`. a salivary gland situated below the ear.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or situated near the ear.
[1680–90; < New Latin parōtid- (s. of parōtis) parotid, Latin: tumor near the ear < Greek parōtís. See par-, oto-]
pa•rot`i•de′an, adj.
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Adj.1.parotid - relating to or located near the parotid gland
Translations
paausinis

pa·rot·id

n. parótida, glándula secretora de saliva localizada cerca del oído.

parotid

adj parotídeo; n (fam) glándula parótida, parótida (fam)
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The parotid salivary gland being one of the major salivary glands of domestic animals contributes to substantial amount of saliva secreted into the mouth.
In salivary gland tumours, pleomorphic adenoma of parotid (47.
Objective: This study attempted to investigate the importance of diffusion weighted (DW)-echo planar imaging (EPI) in the characterization of normal parotid glands to facilitate the early detection of abnormal changes.
Most common site for major salivary gland tumors was parotid and for minor salivary gland tumors was palate, especially in males in their fourth decade of life.
The main gland affected by PA and MEC is parotid while minor salivary glands (mainly mostly palate)are involved by AdCC.
To the Editor: Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the parotid gland normally occurs as metastasis or primary malignancy.
We performed a retrospective study to determine the prognostic implications of parotid gland metastasis in MCC of the head and neck.
Recurrent juvenile parotitis (RJP) is an inflammatory disorder of the parotid salivary glands in young children, and is second in incidence only to mumps.
Fine Needle aspiration of parotid gland swellings is commonly done as a first line investigation.
Although infection with nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) is uncommon in the head and neck region, isolating these organisms in the parotid gland is even less common.
Biochemical analysis, as revealed by oxidative stress, also shows changes that can occur in pathological situations, as in the case of EtOH chronic consumption, showing involvement of oxidative stress in parotid gland sialadenosis [14].
To our surprise, we found the cytology smears contained characteristic parasitic elements such as scolices, hooklets, homogeneous eosinophilic-laminated membrane [Figure 1], and calcospherules; a diagnosis of hydatid cyst in parotid gland was made.