intraparotid plexus

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intraparotid plexus in·tra·pa·rot·id plexus (ĭn'trə-pə-rŏt'ĭd)
n.
Any of the branches of the facial nerve passing through the substance of the parotid gland, connected by looped anastomoses. Also called pes anserinus.

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