"Parotid Gland" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The largest of the three pairs of SALIVARY GLANDS. They lie on the sides of the FACE immediately below and in front of the EAR.
- Parotid Gland
- Gland, Parotid
- Glands, Parotid
- Parotid Glands
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Parotid Gland".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Parotid Gland".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Parotid Gland" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Parotid Gland" was a major or minor topic of these publication.