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par·o·ti·tis

 (păr′ə-tī′tĭs) also pa·rot·i·di·tis (pə-rŏt′ĭ-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the parotid glands, as in mumps.

par′o·tit′ic (-tĭt′ĭk) adj.

parotitis

(ˌpærəˈtaɪtɪs) or

parotiditis

n
(Pathology) inflammation of the parotid gland. See also mumps
parotitic, parotiditic adj

par•o•ti•tis

(ˌpær əˈtaɪ tɪs)

also pa•rot•i•di•tis

(pəˌrɒt ɪˈdaɪ tɪs)

n.
1. inflammation of a parotid.
2. mumps.
[1815–25]

parotitis

a swollen or inflamed condition of the parotid. Also called mumps. — parotitic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parotitis - inflammation of one or both parotid glands
epidemic parotitis, mumps - an acute contagious viral disease characterized by fever and by swelling of the parotid glands
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

parotitis

n parotiditis f