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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

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

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]
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