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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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In terms of organs at risk VMAT technique has the advantages or the equivalency in report to the fixed beam IMRT technique, most authors reporting significant decreased doses to the eye and to the parotids [4, 6, 7].
For patients receiving radio-chemotherapy not only parotids but the mouth and submandibular glands and organs are involved in the development of xerostomia.
Besides these minor salivary glands there are of course the major salivary glands including the parotids, the submandibulars and the sublinguals (Eorliss CE, 1976).
INTRODUCTION: The parotid gland is a compound tubulolalveolar type of gland situated between mandible and sternocleidomastoid muscle projecting forwards on the surface of masseter muscle where a small part known as the accessory part of the parotid gland lies between parotid duct below and zygomatic arch above.
FNAC of both parotids was consistent with chronic sialadinitis.
On the last recall in April 2011, both parotids were asymptomatic but the patient recalled cutaneous exfoliation of seven stones from both parotids.
A three-year old girl presented with a seven day history of painful, fusiform swelling in digits of the hands and feet followed by bilateral swelling of the parotids. The personal history revealed vaccination for measles-mumps-rubella at 12-month of age, in an otherwise healthy children.
Although, mumps infection is common in childhood, the persistent swelling of parotids by the 10th day of onset of symptoms is quite uncommon and surged a possibility of a malignant infiltration of the gland, which was confirmed by the bone marrow examination.
We still do not know why EBV causes (1) lymphoepithelioma of the nasopharynx in Eskimos and southern Chinese, (2) MLEL of the parotids in Greenland Eskimos, (3) MLEL of the submandibular glands in Asians, and (4) Burkitt's lymphoma in Africans.
We report a case of a malignant lymphoepithelial lesion of the parotid gland that developed in an Italian-American woman whose serology was positive for Epstein-Barr virus antibody.
The department of ENT in association with the department of General Surgery has undertaken a study where 19 cases of pleomorphic adenomas arising from the superficial lobe of the parotids were diagnosed and operated by superficial parotidectomy over a 30 month period (December 2007 to May 2010).
Bilateral benign lymphoepithelial parotid cysts in diffuse infiltrative lymphocytic syndrome (DILS) in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)