Definición de parotid en inglés:


Silabificación: pa·rot·id
Pronunciación: /pəˈrätid


  • Relating to, situated near, or affecting a parotid gland.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The right parotid duct is grazed in this cut.
    • Plain radiograph films may show air in the soft tissue and may even outline the course of the parotid duct.
    • The patient should be examined for evidence of other causes of lower facial weakness such as intracranial or parotid lesions or Lyme disease.


Volver al principio  
  • short for parotid gland.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In rare cases, mumps will attack other groups of salivary glands instead of the parotids.
    • The parotids were firm, nontender, and enlarged, especially the left side obscuring the mandibular angle.
    • Bilateral slow-growing enlargement of the parotids is a classic, but not common, finding in sarcoidosis.


late 17th century: via Latin from Greek parōtis, parōtid-, from para- 'beside' + ous, ōt- 'ear'.

Más definiciones de parotid 

Definición de parotid en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día mage
Pronunciación: meɪdʒ
a magician or learned person