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Definition of the adjective parotid

What does parotid mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. relating to or located near the parotid gland

Definition of the noun parotid

What does parotid mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: parotids

  1. The parotid gland.

Phrases with parotid

  1. parotid vein
  2. parotid gland

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Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

It crosses the masseter after leaving the parotid gland, pierces the buccinator, runs for a short distance obliquely forwards between the buccinator and the mucous membrane of the mouth, and opens on the oral surface of the cheek through a ...

Google previewThe Lupus Encyclopedia (2014)

A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families by Donald E. Thomas, Jr.

The larger major salivary glands are the parotid, submandibular, and sublingual salivary glands (see figure 14.1). The parotid glands are located on both ...

Google previewThe Five Senses and Beyond: The Encyclopedia of Perception (2016)

The Encyclopedia of Perception by Jennifer L. Hellier

It works together with the superior salivatory nucleus to allow for full function of the parotid gland. Anatomy The major salivary glands in humans are responsible for the synthesis and secretion of saliva, a product that helps with the initial steps ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

PAROTIOEAN PARSLEY the parotid duct, Steno's or Stenon's canal or duct — the ductus superior or superior salivary canal of some ; see Ductus salivalis superior. This duct, after having advanced horizontally into the substance of the cheek, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

parkinsonian tremor parotid duct parkinsonian tremor [James Parkinson; L, tremor, shaking], a mild resting tremor with slow, regular oscillations of three to six per second, exacerbated by fatigue, cold, or emotion. The tremors usually, but not ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

It crosses the masseter after leaving the parotid gland, pierces the buccinator, runs for a short distance obliquely forward between the buccinator and the mucous membrane of the mouth, and opens on the oral Surface of the cheek through a ...

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Scrabble value of P3A1R1O1T1I1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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