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parotidnoun [C]

uk   /pəˈrɒt.ɪd/  us   /pəˈrɑt̬.ɪd/ specialized
either of a two ​glands that ​producesaliva (= ​liquidproduced in the ​mouth): Damage to one or both parotid ​glands will ​increase the ​thickness of the ​saliva.
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