parotid duct n.
The duct of the parotid gland opening from the cheek into the vestibule of the mouth opposite the neck of the upper second molar tooth. Also called Steno's duct, Stensen's duct.
The purest saliva was obtained for their experiments directly from the parotid duct, in man, the horse, and dog.
The parotid duct may be divided and a salivary fistula result.
In many instances the inflammatory products escape by way of the parotid duct.