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Inflammation of a salivary gland.

[Greek sialon, saliva + adenitis.]
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Noun1.sialadenitis - inflammation of the salivary glands
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat


, sialoadenitis
n. sialoadenitis, infl. de una glándula salival.
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