glandula parotidea accessoria -->
accessory parotid gland
medical dictionary

An occasional islet of parotid tissue separate from the mass of the gland, lying anteriorly just above the commencement of the parotid duct.

Synonyms: glandula parotidea accessoria, admaxillary gland, glandula parotis accessoria, socia parotidis.

(05 Mar 2000)