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sialadenitis

 [si″al-ad″ĕ-ni´tis]
inflammation of a salivary gland.

si·al·ad·e·ni·tis

(sī'al'ad-ĕ-nī'tis),
Inflammation of a salivary gland.
Synonym(s): sialoadenitis
[sial- + G. adēn, gland, + -itis, inflammation]

sialadenitis

/si·al·ad·e·ni·tis/ (si″al-ad″ĕ-ni´tis) inflammation of a salivary gland.

sialadenitis

(sī′ə-lăd′n-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of a salivary gland.

sialadenitis

[sī′əlad′ənī′tis]
inflammation of one or more of the salivary glands. Also called sialoadenitis.

sialadenitis

Infection of the salivary glands caused by viruses (e.g., mumps parotiditis) or bacteria, which is linked to obstruction (as in salivary duct stones) or to poor oral hygiene.

Chronology
• Acute sialadenitis.
• Recurrent sialadenitis.
• Chronic sialadenitis.

sialadenitis

Salivary gland inflammation. ENT An infection of the salivary glands caused by viruses–eg, mumps–mumps parotiditis, or bacteria–linked to obstruction–as in salivary duct stones or to poor oral hygiene. See Myoepithelial sialadenitis.

si·al·ad·e·ni·tis

(sīăl-adĕ-nītis)
Inflammation of a salivary gland.
Synonym(s): sialoadenitis.
[sial- + G. adēn, gland, + -itis, inflammation]

sialadenitis

Inflammation of a salivary gland.

si·al·ad·e·ni·tis

, sialoadenitis (sīăl-adĕ-nītis, sīă-lō-)
Inflammation of a salivary gland.
[sial- + G. adēn, gland, + -itis, inflammation]

sialadenitis (sī´əlad´ənī´tis),

n inflammation of the salivary glands, especially the major glands, because of such trauma as surgery or infection. Noted in mumps due to viral infection.

sialadenitis

inflammation of a salivary gland.
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