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Medical Term:

papilla of parotid duct


the projection at the opening of the parotid duct into the vestibule of the oral cavity opposite the neck of the upper second molar tooth.

Synonym(s): papilla ductus parotideiTA, papilla parotidea, parotid papilla

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