Accessory parotid gland

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Accessory parotid gland

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

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