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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.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

parotid

adj parotídeo; n (fam) glándula parótida, parótida (fam)
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References in periodicals archive ?
Most of the patients presented with swelling in parotid region i.e.
Upon examination, a solitary swelling of approximately 3x2 cm was observed on the left parotid region. Fistulization of the mass to the skin was observed, and the overlying skin was hyperemic.
On physical examination, the mass was around 4 x 5 cm in size, located in the right parotid region and it was firm, mobile and non-tender.
In all other animals, the left parotid region was entered subcutaneously using an approximately 2-cm skin incision, and the facial nerve trunk was located on the parotid gland with blunt dissection (Figure 1).
A rare teratoid of the parotid region," Journal of Cancer Research, vol.
Caption: FIGURE 1: Axial (a) and coronal (b) fat suppressed T2-weighted MR images indicating a large, heterogeneous, lobulated, fusiform, and hyperintense mass in the right parotid region. The multinodular lesion exhibits a target-like appearance due to a peripheral zone of higher intensity.
The parotid region was gently massaged until a small amount of clear fluid flew from the parotid gland duct.
The principle consideration in the differential diagnosis of a mass in the parotid region is whether the salivary gland neoplasia is benign or malign.
Between the years of 2006 and 2012, the patient who was followed up with weekly methotrexate and low dose prednisone treatment had complaints of swelling in the parotid region and xerostomia and xeropthalmia intermittently.
We present a case of a slowly enlarging mass of the parotid region in a 44-yearold man that proved to be a lipomatous tumor of the parotid gland.
USG of the parotid region revealed a cystic mass with a solid component.
A decision was made to confirm the suspected diagnosis of retromandibular vein ectasia with an MRA and MRV examination of the parotid region. Although there was no interval instrumentation, 5 days later this study showed marked shrinkage of the parotid lesion (Figure 2); however, its relationship to the surrounding vasculature could not be resolved clearly.