Parotoid
Parotoid Par"o*toid, a. [Parotid + -oid.] (Anat.) Resembling the parotid gland; -- applied especially to cutaneous glandular elevations above the ear in many toads and frogs. -- n. A parotoid gland. [1913 Webster]

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  • parotoid — /peuh roh toyd/, Zool. n. 1. Also called parotoid gland. any of certain cutaneous glands forming warty masses near the ear in certain toads. adj. 2. of or pertaining to a parotoid. 3. resembling a parotid. [1870 75; PAROT(ID) + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • parotoid — /peuh roh toyd/, Zool. n. 1. Also called parotoid gland. any of certain cutaneous glands forming warty masses near the ear in certain toads. adj. 2. of or pertaining to a parotoid. 3. resembling a parotid. [1870 75; PAROT(ID) + OID] …   Useful english dictionary

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