Medical Definition of Parotid bed

1. The structures which surround and contact the parotid, forming the boundaries of the parotid space: anteriorly, the ramus of the mandible flanked by the masseter and medial pterygoid muscles; medially, the pharyngeal wall, carotid sheath and structures originating from the styloid process; posteriorly, the mastoid process, sternocleidomastoid muscle, and posterior belly of the digastric muscle; superiorly, the temporomandibular joint and the tympanic bone and cartilaginous portion of the external acoustic meatus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parotid Bed

parosmia
parosmias
parosphresia
parosteal
parosteal fasciitis
parosteal osteosarcoma
parosteitis
parosteosis
parostitis
parostoses
parostosis
parostotic
parotic
parotid
parotid abscess
parotid bed (current term)
parotid branches
parotid duct
parotid fascia
parotid gland
parotid glands
parotid notch
parotid papilla
parotid recess
parotid sheath
parotid space
parotid vein
parotid veins
parotidectomy

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