Steno's duct

noun Ste·no's duct \ ˈstā(ˌ)nōz- \

Definition of Steno's duct

:the duct of the parotid gland opening on the inner surface of the cheek opposite the second upper molar tooth

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Origin and Etymology of steno's duct

after Nicolaus Steno (latinization of Niels Stensen) †1687 Danish anatomist, its discoverer


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