Definition of Parotids

1. Noun. (plural of parotid) ¹



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Definition of Parotids

1. parotid [n] - See also: parotid

Medical Definition of Parotids

1. Salivary glands situated in front of the ears. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parotids

parotid fascia
parotid gland
parotid glands
parotid notch
parotid papilla
parotid recess
parotid sheath
parotid space
parotid vein
parotid veins
parotidectomy
parotiditis
parotidoauricularis
parotids (current term)
parotin
parotis
parotises
parotitic
parotitides
parotitis
parotitises
parotoid
parotoid gland
parotoids
parous
parousia
parousias
parovaria

Literary usage of Parotids

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1. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children by David Francis Condie (1868)
"Inflammation of the parotids. — Humps. It is usually preceded by more or less chilliness, ... The inflammation frequently extends from the parotids to the ..."

2. Pain: Its Origin, Conduction, Perception and Diagnostic Significance by Richard Joseph Behan (1914)
"Relationship of Ovaries and parotids.—Swelling of the ovary, and pain in the ovarian region, are common in parotitis. Likewise, in cases of swelling and ..."

3. Epidemic Meningitis, Or Cerebro-spinal Meningitis by Alfred Stillé (1867)
"Jenks saw "swelling of the cervical and submaxillary glands in one fatal case." For ourselves, we met with two or three cases of suppurating parotids in the ..."

4. The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine (1832)
"There have since been others related which I cannot doubt are of the same nature, although by some they are considered as suppuration of the parotids, ..."

5. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"The submaxillary glands are almost as large as the parotids in the Paca ... In the Hamster the parotids are elongate, narrow, and applied, ..."

6. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"The submaxillary glands are almost as large as the parotids in the Paca ... In the Hamster the parotids are elongate, narrow, and applied, ..."

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