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a flow of activities; a sequence of tasks.
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It is probable that when the parotid gland bud is abnormally located at the edge of the maxillary process, subsequent fusion of the processes places the duct opening on the skin of the face instead of at its typical position inside the mouth.
At this stage, the maxillary process develops from the cephalic side of the dorsal part of the mandibular arch.
According to first theory, the cyst arises as a fissural cyst which develops from embryonic nasal epithelium entrapped between merging maxillary processes and the medial lateral nasal processes.