parotid

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pa·rot·id

adjective \pə-ˈrä-təd\

Definition of PAROTID

:  of or relating to the parotid gland

Origin of PAROTID

New Latin parotid-, parotis parotid gland, from Latin, tumor near the ear, from Greek parōtid-, parōtis, from para- + ōt-, ous ear — more at ear
First Known Use: 1687

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