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parotideomasseteric fascia


Definition: a dense membrane covering both the lateral and medial surfaces of the parotid gland, continuous anteriorly with the fascia covering the masseter muscle.

See: parotid fascia, masseteric fascia

Synonym(s): fascia parotideomasseterica

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