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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