parotid gland

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Related to Parotid salivary glands: minor salivary glands, glandula parotidea
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a large salivary gland that produces 50% of daytime saliva

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The parotid salivary gland being one of the major salivary glands of domestic animals contributes to substantial amount of saliva secreted into the mouth.
INTRODUCTION: The parotid salivary gland is the largest salivary gland which communicates the oral cavity through vestibule of mouth.
Altered glycogen metabolism in the submandibular and parotid salivary glands of rats with streptozotocin-induced diabetes.
FNAB was repeated with ultrasound imaging and samples were collected from the left and right parotid salivary glands. The smear showed a rich population of lymphocyte type cells with the predominance of small lymphocytes, epithelial cells and macrophages (Fig.
Harvey (1985) and Adams (1988) describe the division of the parotid salivary glands, mandibular, sublingual and zygomatic in dog and cat.
11 The childhood disease of the parotid salivary glands characterised by a swollen neck or face is commonly known as what?
Sarcoidosis is confined to the parotid salivary glands in as many as 6% of patients.