parotiditis


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Related to parotiditis: parotid gland, mumps

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

parotiditis

/pa·rot·i·di·tis/ (pah-rot″ĭ-di´tis) parotitis.

pa·rot·i·di·tis

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

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.