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parotitis

 [par″o-ti´tis]
inflammation of the parotid gland.
contagious parotitis (epidemic parotitis) mumps.

par·o·ti·tis

(par'ō-tī'tis),
Inflammation of the parotid gland.
Synonym(s): parotiditis

parotitis

/par·oti·tis/ (par″o-ti´tis) inflammation of the parotid gland.
epidemic parotitis  mumps.

parotitis

(păr′ə-tī′tĭs) also

parotiditis

(pə-rŏt′ĭ-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the parotid glands, as in mumps.

par′o·tit′ic (-tĭt′ĭk) adj.

parotitis

[per′ətī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, para + ous, ear, itis, inflammation
inflammation or infection of one or both parotid salivary glands. See also mumps.
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Parotitis

parotitis

ENT Inflammation of the parotid glands, a finding characteristic of mumps. See Mumps.

pa·rot·i·di·tis

(pă-rot'i-dī'tis)
Inflammation of the parotid gland.
Synonym(s): parotitis.

parotitis

Inflammation of the parotid glands, usually as a feature of MUMPS.

Parotitis

Inflammation and swelling of the salivary glands.
Mentioned in: Mumps

par·o·ti·tis

(parō-tītis)
Inflammation of parotid gland.

parotitis (per´ətī´tis),

n inflammation of the parotid gland. See also mumps.
parotitis, endemic,
n an acute viral infection characterized by unilateral or bilateral swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotid.
parotitis, epidemic,
n See parotitis, endemic.
parotitis, infectious,
n See parotitis, endemic.

parotiditis, parotitis

inflammation of the parotid gland.

contagious parotiditis, epidemic parotiditis
mumps; an acute, communicable viral disease of humans involving chiefly the parotid gland, but frequently affecting other oral glands or the pancreas or gonads. There are sporadic reports of the infection occurring in dogs.
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