HyperDic: parotid_gland

English > 1 sense of the expression parotid gland:
NOUNbodyparotid glanda large salivary gland that produces 50% of daytime saliva
English > parotid gland: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA large salivary gland that produces 50% of daytime saliva; in human beings it is located in front of and below each ear.
Broadersalivary glandAny of three pairs of glands in the mouth and digestive system that secrete saliva for digestion
Spanishparótida
Catalanparòtide
Adjectivesparotidrelating to or located near the parotid gland

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