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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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Translations
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
(6-8) Additionally, sialoceles and sialoliths in dogs have been reported as a complication after parotid duct transposition. (9) Sialoceles are lined with inflammatory connective tissue, which differentiates them from cysts that have an epithelial lining.
Parotid salivary duct mucocele and sialolithiasis following parotid duct transposition. J Small Anim Pract.