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Parotid gland

Introduction: Parotid gland

Description of Parotid gland

Parotid gland: a large salivary gland that produces 50% of daytime saliva; in human beings it is located in front of and below each ear.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Parotid gland: largest of the three pairs of salivary glands.
Source: CRISP

Parotid gland: The largest of the three pairs of SALIVARY GLANDS. They lie on the sides of the FACE immediately below and in front of the EAR.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

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