processus retromandibularis

deep part of pa·rot·id gland

[TA]
that portion of the parotid salivary gland that is located medially to ramus of the mandible and occupies the space between the ramus of the mandible and the mastoid process extending as far medially as the pharyngeal wall.
See: parotid gland.

processus retromandibularis

The wedge-shaped portion of the parotid gland that projects medially toward the pharynx.
See also: processus
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