parotid

adjective pa·rot·id \ pə-ˈrä-təd \

Definition of parotid

: of or relating to the parotid gland

Origin and Etymology 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


Medical Dictionary

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parotid

adjective pa·rot·id \ pə-ˈrät-əd \

medical Definition of parotid

: of, relating to, being, produced by, or located near the parotid gland
  • parotid acinar cells

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parotid

noun

medical Definition of parotid


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