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parotid duct

 

Definition: the duct of the parotid gland opening from the cheek into the vestibule of the mouth opposite the neck of the superior (maxillary) second molar tooth.

Synonym(s): ductus parotideusTA, Blasius duct, Stensen duct, Steno duct

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