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Flashcards in The Parotid Salivary Gland Deck (7):
1

What are the characteristics of the parotid gland?

- lobulated
- yellowish
- encapsulated
- an exocrine gland

2

What is the major characteristic of exocrine glands?

they have ducts draining the gland

3

What is the name of the duct of the parotid gland?

the parotid gland duct or Stensen's duct

4

What muscle will the parotid gland duct/Stensen's duct penetrate?

the buccinator

5

What part of the oral cavity will the parotid gland duct open into?

the buccal vestibule

6

What tooth will the parotid gland duct open near?

the second maxillary molar

7

What is the terminal part of the parotid gland duct called?

the parotid papilla

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