parotid

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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.
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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]
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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
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pa·rot·id

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

adj parotídeo; n (fam) glándula parótida, parótida (fam)
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In their experience, they describe three patients with NTM parotid adenitis (all children between 15 and 30 months of age).