Parotid lymph nodes

Parotid lymph nodes are lymph nodes found near the parotid gland in the immune system.

Parotid lymph nodes
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SystemLymphatic system
Latinnodi lymphoidei parotidei
Anatomical terminology

More specifically, it can refer to:


The word parotid comes from the Ancient Greek: πᾰρᾰ́ (pará, "beside; next to, near, from; against, contrary to") + ὠτ- (ōt-, from οὖς oûs, "ear") + -id, thus "next to, near the ear".

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