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Illustration - The parotid gland in position

Accessory parotid gland

Accessory parotid gland

Pronunciation

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Other Terms:
Accessory part of parotid gland, Socia parotidis, Glandula parotidea accessoria, Glande parotide accessoire


Description
Accessory parotid gland The accessory parotid gland s when an occasional group of parotid gland tissue parts from the main portion of the gland. They are located just above the beginning of the parotid gland.
Latin
Glandula parotidea accessoria
French
Glande parotide accessoire

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